Hall Center For The Humanities


Natasha Trethewey
U.S. Poet Laureate

An Evening with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey
Humanities Lecture Series

Tue., Mar. 3, 2015, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Natasha Trethewey is the nineteenth United States Poet Laureate. She is the author of Thrall (2012); Native Guard (Houghton Mifflin), for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize; Bellocq's Ophelia (Graywolf, 2002), which was named a Notable Book for 2003 by the American Library Association; and Domestic Work (Graywolf, 2000). She is also the author of Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (University of Georgia Press).  In her second term as Poet Laureate, Trethewey's signature project is a feature on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series known as Where Poetry Lives. In this series, Trethewey travels with Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown to various cities across the United States in order to explore societal issues through a link to poetry, literature, and Trethewey's own personal experiences.

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