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Natasha Trethewey Appointed to Second Term as U.S. Poet Laureate June 11, 2013: This just in from Jacket Copy: Natasha Trethewey has been appointed to a second one-year term as U.S. Poet Laureate. The Pulitzer Prize winner is also currently serving a four-year term as poet [...] by

Our Slaves: Caring for Masters, Deforming Mastery (Part 1 of 2) May 1, 2013: This post is a continuation of the conversation I started last week with the same title. There’s so much that can be written on both Natasha Trethewey’s “Native Guard” and Yusef [...] by

Our Slaves: Meditations on the Traffic of Black Bodies in Print (Part 1 of 2) April 24, 2013: April 18, 2013 The Chicago River is swollen; and for the first time in over a century, they are allowing it to flow into Lake Michigan, the lake that provides the city’s drinking water. A [...] by

Natasha Trethewey (SRO) on Whitman and the Civil War January 31, 2013: The Washington Post reports on PLOTUS Natasha Trethewey’s recent lecture at the Library of Congress, in which she argued that “One hundred and fifty years later, Americans are still [...] by

Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Praised by The Washington Post and Slate September 14, 2012: Last night, Natasha Trethewey, Poet Laureate of the United States, gave her inaugural reading at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. If you missed it, Slate posted a nice recap of the reading [...] by

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