Tracy K. Smith

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  May 16, 2011 at 3:27 PM EST

Tracy K. Smith is the author of three collections of poetry: “Life on Mars” (Graywolf Press, 2011); “Duende” (Graywolf, 2007), winner of the 2006 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets; and “The Body’s Question” (Graywolf, 2003), winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.

A recipient of a 2004 Rona Jaffe Writers Award and a 2005 Whiting Writer’s Prize, Smith is an assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University.

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Tracy K. Smith Reads from ‘My God, It’s Full of Stars’

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  May 16, 2011 at 3:27 PM EST

Tracy K. Smith is the author of three collections of poetry: “Life on Mars” (Graywolf Press, 2011); “Duende” (Graywolf, 2007), winner of the 2006 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets; and “The Body’s Question” (Graywolf, 2003), winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.

A recipient of a 2004 Rona Jaffe Writers Award and a 2005 Whiting Writer’s Prize, Smith is an assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University.

Transcript: Tracy K. Smith

In this web exclusive video, Tracy K. Smith reads more of her poetry.