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Film, Video Natasha Trethewey: 2013 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Natasha Trethewey: 2013 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Event Date

  • September 21, 2013

Notes

  • -  Natasha Trethewey was recently appointed to a second term as Poet Laureate by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. Trethewey is also Poet Laureate of her home state of Mississippi. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta and the author of four poetry collections, including her newest, "Thrall" (2012). Her other collections are "Native Guard" (2006), winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry; "Bellocq's Ophelia" (2002); and "Domestic Work" (2000). She is also the author of the nonfiction book "Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast." Trethewey has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations.

Running Time

  • 41 minutes 53 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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