The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress:Tracy K. Smith 
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The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress  Tracy K. Smith  Tracy K. Smith 
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Mike Turpin The Poet and the Poem  Specials  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Tracy K. Smith is the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States. She is the author of three books of poetry, including Life on Mars (2011), winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Duende (2007), winner of the 2006 James Laughlin Award and the 2008 Essence Literary Award; and The Bodys Question (2003), winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Smith is also the author of a memoir, Ordinary Light (2015), a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Nonfiction and selected as a Notable Book by The New York Times and The Washington Post. For her poetry, Smith has received a Rona Jaffe Writers Award and a Whiting Award. In 2014, the Academy of American Poets awarded her with the Academy Fellowship, given to one poet each year to recognize distinguished poetic achievement. In 2016, she won the 16th annual Robert Creeley Award and Columbia Universitys Medal for Excellence. Smith earned a BA in English and American literature and Afro-American studies from Harvard University and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. From 1997 to 1999, she was a Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University. Smith has taught at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. She is currently the Roger S. Berlind 52 Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.  Tracy K. Smith and Grace Cavalieri 
Notes: Credits:
Poetry and conversation  Grace Cavalieri: Producer/Host
Mike Turpin: Engineer/Post Production 
Topics
Literature/Readings | Poetry/Spoken Word  
 
 
Version 1: Tracy K. Smith  
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View Script  Washington, DC  05-01-2018  English 
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