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Natasha TretheweyNatasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2012-  Photo by Nancy Crampton

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

Fall/Winter 2013

August 25
Georgia State University, (Atlanta, Georgia)

September 12
Creighton University, (Omaha, Nebraska)

September 19 at 10:30am
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, (Birmingham, Alabama)

September 21-22
National Book Festival, (Washington, DC)

September 24
Mississippi State University, (Mississippi State, Mississippi)

September 26
Carnegie Library, (Clarkson, Mississippi)

October 2
Mütter Museum, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

October 4 at 6:00pm
South Central Modern Language Association Conference, (New Orleans, Louisiana)

October 12
Academy of Arts and Sciences, (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

October 15
Bluffton University, (Bluffton, Ohio)

October 16 at 6:30pm
Columbus College of Art & Design, (Columbus, Ohio)

October 25
Hurston Wright Foundation, (Washington, DC)

November 6
Georgia Perimeter College, (Alpharetta, Georgia)

November 7
Fellowship of Sothern Writers Benefit, University of North Carolina Wilmington, (Wilmington, North Carolina)

December 12
Dark Room Collective Reading, Lensic Performing Arts Center, (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Winter/Spring 2014

January 21-22
Palm Beach Poetry Festival, (Delray Beach, Florida)

February 5-6
University of New Hampshire, (Durham, New Hampshire)

February 8
Inprint! Houston, (Houston, Texas)

February 19
Sweet Briar College, (Sweet Briar, Virginia)

March 4 at 7:30pm
Oberlin College, (Oberlin, Ohio)

March 6 at 7:00pm
Emory University, (Atlanta, Georgia)

March 11
Rutgers-Newark, (Newark, New Jersey)

March 25
Georgetown University, (Washington, DC)

April 1 at 7:00pm
Bainbridge College, (Bainbridge, GA)

April 4
Marygrove College, (Detroit, Michigan)

April 10 at 6:00pm
Vassar College, (Poughkeepsie, New York)

April 12
Storm King Art Center, (Mountainville, New York)

May 6-7
Rockford University, (Rockford, Illinois)

May 10
Coastal Carolina University Commencement, (Conway, South Carolina)


2012-2013 Season

Fall/Winter 2012

September 13 at 7:00 pm
Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

September 18 at 7:00 pm
Delta State University (Cleveland, Mississippi)

September 20 at 3:00 pm
Jackson State University (Jackson, Mississippi)
Hosted by the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University

September 24
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

September 27 at 6:30 pm
Hosted by Cave Canem at Wollman Hall of the New School(New York, N.Y.)

October 6 at 11:30 am
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (Washington, D.C.)

October 7 at 5:00 pm
Georgia Gwinnett College (Lawrenceville, Georgia)

October 11-14
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival (Morristown, New Jersey)

October 17
Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, New Hampshire)

October 24-25
Eastern Carolina University (Greenville, North Carolina)

October 29
The Paideia School (Atlanta, Georgia)

November 5-6
Stanford University (Stanford, California)

November 8
University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)

November 10 at 10:00 am
2012 Georgia Literary Festival in the Golden Isles (Brunswick, Georgia)

November 16
University of Texas at San Antonio. (San Antonio, Texas)

November 29 at 7:15 pm
ALOUD Poetry Series (Los Angeles, California)

November 30
Skyline College (San Bruno, California)

December 6
New Orleans Public Library (New Orleans, Louisiana)

December 11 at 7:30 pm
Central Library, Free Library of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Winter/Spring 2013

January 30
Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

February 5
Poetry Foundation (Chicago, Illinois)

February 6
Lincoln Library (Springfield, Illinois)

February 14
Yale University (New Haven, Connnecticut)

February 19
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)

February 20-21
Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, Ohio)

February 28
Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)

March 6-9
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference (Boston, Massachusetts)

March 21 at 11:00 am
Kentucky State University (Frankfort, Kentucky)

March 22-23
Virginia Festival of the Book (Charlottesville, Virginia)

March 28
University of West Florida (Pensacola, Florida)

March 29-30
Columbus State University (Columbus, Georgia)

April 2 at 6:30 pm
Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

April 4
Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa)

April 6
University of Delaware (Newark, Delaware)

April 10-11
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey).

April 24 at 7:30 pm
Emory Awards Night (Emory University. Atlanta, Georgia)

May 6
Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.)