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Winter Words with US Poet Laureate Tracy K Smith
January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-6
Join us for Winter Words featuring U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith!
Smith is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir “Ordinary Light” and three books of poetry. Her collection “Life on Mars” won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. Smith was the recipient of a prestigious Rona Jaffe Writers Award in 2004 and a Whiting Award in 2005. In 2014 the Academy of American Poets awarded Smith with the Academy Fellowship, given to one poet each year to recognize distinguished poetic achievement. Smith is a professor at Princeton University, where she is director of the creative writing program. Her next collection of poems, “Wade in the Water,” is forthcoming in April 2018.
Learn more: http://www.aspenwords.org/programs/winter-words/2018-events