Poet Tracy K. Smith to Read

The poet served as judge of the 4th Annual Smith College Poetry Prize for High School Girls in New England will read at 7:30 pm, Weinstein Auditorium.

Poet, Tracy K. Smith

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
7:30 pm   Poetry Reading
Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall

The reading will be followed by a book signing. The event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. Supported by the Program for the Study of Women and Gender.

For more information, please consult the news release on the Smith College website or the Smith College Poetry Center website.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Tracy K. Smith received degrees in English and creative writing from Harvard and Columbia universities and went on to be a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University. She is currently an assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University and lives in Brooklyn.

Smith received the Cave Canem Prize for her first book, The Body’s Question, in which she focused on the desire to engage with the "details and events that seemed somehow unresolved" in her life.

Smith's second book, Duende won the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets


Biography Resource Center
Includes entry from Contemporary Authors Online, 2009. Please note: The resource is restricted for off-campus access to Smith students, faculty, and staff. To connect, enter your Smith Network username and password when requested.

Internet Resources

Website Access
Poets.org (Academy of American Poets)- audio & text http://www.poets.org
From the Fishhouse - audio archive of emerging poets http://fishousepoems.org
Google Video Search - results for Tracy K. Smith http://video.google.com


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