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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

Rare Insight & Heart: Tracy K. Smith’s New Memoir, Ordinary Light March 31, 2015: At Publisher’s Weekly, Craig Morgan Teicher reviews Tracy K. Smith’s newest book (officially out today, in fact), a memoir called Ordinary Light (Knopf 2015). “Ordinary Life begins [...] by

Sjohnna McCray is the Winner of the 2015 Walt Whitman Award! March 31, 2015: Congratulations to Sjohnna McCray: winner of this year’s Walt Whitman Award! The Academy of American Poets presents the Walt Whitman Award each year to one poet of exceptional promise. Sjohnna [...] by

Oh, Evolve?! Electronic Publication Ferries Poetry into the Future with John Ashbery September 15, 2014: Whatever you do, don’t look back! Poetry has been slow to the e-book boom, and for good reason. When John Ashbery looked at the first four electronic editions of his poetry he observed that [...] by

Robert Hass Awarded the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets August 26, 2014: Today, the Academy of American Poets awarded Robert Hass the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The award was among a suite of prizes awarded by the Academy, totaling over $200,000, and [...] by

In the Spotlight at NYTimes: Dark Room Collective May 27, 2014: Dark Room Collective is in the spotlight at NYTimes, where Jeff Gordinier pays tribute to the collective’s past and future. Late in 1987, two young poets made the trek to New York to attend the [...] by