U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, the Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University and current state poet laureate of Mississippi, will read from her work at 8 p.m.,Tuesday, February 19 in the Thompson Library on the 11th floor.
Trethewey is the author of “Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Native Guard,” for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize. Her recent book, “Thrall: Poems,” was published in 2012.
This event is free and open to the public.