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Details on Natasha Trethewey’s Inaugural Reading as PLOTUS September 12, 2012: From the Library of Congress: Natasha Trethewey, a poet-historian who gives voice to the forgotten with clarity and beauty, will give her inaugural reading as the 19th Poet Laureate Consultant to the [...] by

Natasha Trethewey on Composing “Elegy” August 15, 2012: See this feature, in the Atlantic, in which Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey recounts the process of writing “Elegy” for her father. Here’s a snippet: As much as we love each other, [...] by

Natasha Trethewey On Her New Duties as PLOTUS June 11, 2012: Newly named Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey spoke with NPR’s Morning Addition about her new position. Here’s a taste: Natasha Trethewey is the newly-announced, 19th United States poet [...] by

Natasha Trethewey named 19th Poet Laureate June 7, 2012: Later today, the Library of Congress will announce that Natasha Trethewey will take over the duty of Poet Laureate from Philip Levine. From the New York Times: The Library of Congress is to announce [...] by

The Dark Room Collective reunites May 3, 2012: The Washingtonian covers the most anticipated poetry reunion of the year, that of The Dark Room Collective. Abdul Ali reports that the group collectively rocked the house at a recent reading at the [...] by

Poets set the tone for “Natural Events to Social Disasters” conference in Austin February 22, 2011: Natasha Trethewey and Evelyne Trouillot will keynote this week’s conference From Natural Events to Social Disasters in the Circum-Caribbean hosted by the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin [...] by