Pulitzer Winner Natasha Trethewey Will Speak on Campus April 21

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States and Knox’s 2014 Commencement speaker, will read from her four poetry collections.

Tuesday, April 21
7:00 p.m.
Petrovich Atrium (2nd Floor)
Alumni Hall

Her reading is the keynote address for Galesburg’s annual Sandburg Days Festival. Trethewey will read selections from her books Thrall; Bellocq’s Ophelia; Domestic Work, which won the inaugural Cave Canem Prize for the best first book by an African American poet; and Native Guard, for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Read the full story. The event is free and open to the public.