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PBS NewsHour Visits Tracy K. Smith June 19, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown introduces NewsHour viewers to the nation’s next poet laureate, Tracy K. Smith. Smith welcomes Brown into her Princeton, NJ home and into her office at Princeton [...] by

Los Angeles Times Introduces Incoming U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to Readers June 14, 2017: If you’re unfamiliar with Tracy K. Smith, there’s no better place to turn to than this interview with the lauded poet and educator, conducted by Carolyn Kellogg. “At 45, Smith is [...] by

It’s Official: Library of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith U.S. Poet Laureate June 14, 2017: Good news! Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith will be the nation’s next poet laureate. The New York Times posted the news in today’s edition. Smith is the author of three [...] by

BOMB’s Jeff Dolven Checks Out 14 Person Poem at the Whitney June 12, 2017: At BOMB, Jeff Dolven documents the process of “bringing poems into the social space of ‘Root Sequence. Mother Tongue,'” Asad Raza’s installation at the Whitney Museum, [...] by

Melissa Range Converses With Stephen Burt at Literary Hub December 22, 2016: Most recently the author of Scriptorium (Beacon Press, 2016), selected by Tracy K. Smith as a winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series, Melissa Range speaks with Harvard Professor of English Stephen [...] by

It’s for You: Paul Holdengraber’s Phone Call With Tracy K. Smith at Literary Hub August 25, 2016: Join Paul Holdengraber and Tracy K. Smith on an intimate phone call hosted by Literary Hub where the two share their thoughts about parenting, the literary life, and more. In part one of their [...] by

Tracy K. Smith & Tina Chang in Conversation at Cave Canem July 6, 2016: Cave Canem has posted video of a recent conversation about poetry and friendship with Tracy K. Smith and Tina Chang! “In their talk at Cave Canem on May 19, ‘The Spirit That Is Charged: A [...] by

Guernica Interviews Tracy K. Smith About Her Memoir, Ordinary Light June 30, 2016: At Guernica, Tracy K. Smith discusses her first memoir, Ordinary Light, published last year by Knopf. Smith tells Christopher Kondrich: “It lived in reflection, in what I was unaware of. That [...] by

2016 Griffin Poetry Prize Judges Announced August 21, 2015: This week, CBC Books announced that Adam Sol, Tracy K. Smith, and Alice Oswald have been named the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize judges. The prize, which “offers two awards of $65,000 each as well [...] by

NY Times Reviews Ordinary Light: A Memoir by Tracy K. Smith May 4, 2015: Tracy K. Smith’s new memoir begins with the death of her mother, to whom the book is dedicated, then zooms back to her early years coming of age as an African-American young woman in Northern [...] by