Register for Workshop
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to practice your craft with current United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. Her workshop topics will be revealed as soon as they become available.
- $75 Adults
- $40 College Students
Tracy K. Smith will be reading at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. For details, see Tracy K. Smith in our Calendar.
For additional poetry events, see our Calendar.
Tracy K. Smith was appointed the 22nd United States Poet Laureate in 2017. She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Ordinary Light(Knopf, 2015) and three books of poetry. Her collection Life on Mars won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. Duende won the 2006 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and an Essence Literary Award. The Body’s Question was the winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Smith was the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writers Award in 2004 and a Whiting Award in 2005. In 2014 the Academy of American Poets awarded Smith with the Academy Fellowship, awarded to one poet each year to recognize distinguished poetic achievement. She is the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities, and Director of the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University. Her next collection of poems, Wade in the Water, is forthcoming in 2018.