TITLE: Natasha Trethewey
SPEAKER: Natasha Trethewey
EVENT DATE: 2004/10/09
RUNNING TIME: 21 minutes
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Speaker Biography: Natasha Trethewey is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bunting Fellowship Program. Her poems have appeared in several journals and anthologies, including Agni, The American Poetry Review and The Best American Poetry 2000. She has won the 2001 Lillian Smith Award for poetry, the Grolier Poetry Prize and a Pushcart Prize. Her first book of poems, "Domestic Work," won the inaugural 1999 Cave Canem poetry prize. Her most recent collection of poetry is "Bellocq's Ophelia," which was named a 2003 Notable Book by the American Library Association. She lives in Atlanta, where she is associate professor of English and creative writing at Emory University.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2004