Natasha Trethewey (Anniversary Month Rewind)
Jay’s Note: Nathasha became the United States Poet Laureate in 2012…how could I not include her? :)
Originally Featured: June 13, 2012
Known as: 19th United States Poet Laureate (Poet Laureate of Mississippi; 2007 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for “Native Guard”; Holds the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Emory University; Inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in 2011)
Works: “Native Guard”, “Domestic Work”, “Bellocq’s Ophelia”, “Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast”
More Information: Emory University: Natasha Trethewey, Library of Congress: Natasha Trethewey, New York Times: New Laureate Looks Deep Into Memory, Emory University: Natasha Trethewey YouTube Playlist, NPR: Poet Laureate: ‘Poetry’s Always A Kind Of Faith’, New Georgia Encyclopedia: Natasha Trethewey, Blue Flower Arts: Natasha Trethewey, Natasha Trethewey’s Wikipedia page
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