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The JHU Writing Seminars Presents: A Turnbull Lecture by Tracy K. Smith

Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars

Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States, is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Ordinary Light and three books of poetry. Her collection Life on Mars won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. Duende won the 2006 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and an Essence Literary Award. The Body’s Question was the winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Smith was the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writers Award in 2004 and a Whiting Award in 2005. In 2014 the Academy of American Poets awarded Smith the Academy Fellowship, given to one poet each year in recognition of distinguished poetic achievement. She is the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities, and Director of the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.






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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm


Johns Hopkins University - Mudd Hall, Homewood Campus
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

by Dr. Radut