Film, Video Inaugural Reading of Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey
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- Inaugural Reading of Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey
- On June 7, 2012, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced the appointment of Natasha Trethewey as the Library's Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012-2013. Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate, opened the Library's annual literary season with a reading of her work.
- September 13, 2012
- - Natasha Trethewey was born in Gulfport, Mississippi on April 26, 1966. She is the author of four poetry collections and a book of creative non-fiction. Her honors include the Pulitzer Prize and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2012, she was appointed the State Poet Laureate of Mississippi.
- Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/poetry/
- 51 minutes 57 seconds
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