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Tracy K. Smith Reading, part of the Lane Lecture Series

Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Part of the Lane Lecture Series

Tracy K. Smith is the U.S. Poet Laureate. She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Ordinary Light (Knopf, 2015) 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 with the Academy Fellowship, awarded to one poet each year to recognize 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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October 30, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Cemex Auditorium, Knight Management Center, Zambrano Hall, 641 Knight Way

Free and open to the public with no tickets required. Seating is on a first-come basis, but RSVPs appreciated: