Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey is an American poet who was appointed the nineteenth United States Poet Laureate in 2012 and won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her 2006 collection Native Guard. She is the Poet Laureate of Mississippi and the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, where she also directs the Creative Writing Program. She is the author of four collections of poetry: Domestic Work, Bellocq’s Ophelia, Native Guard, and Thrall. She is also the author of a book of creative nonfiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Books by this Author

Best American Poetry 2017

Author Appearances

The New School Writing Program will sponsor the launch of the BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2016. Series Editor David Lehman will preside over readings from contributors including Joyce Carol Oates and Robert Pinsky.
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