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
Petrovich Atrium (2nd Floor)
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.
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