Tag: Natasha Trethewey

Library of Congress Welcomes 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

Library of Congress Welcomes 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

On September 13th, American University MFA faculty and students were in attendance as the Library of Congress welcomed Natasha Trethewey for her inaugural reading as the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Emerging from the stage doors in the library’s Coolidge Auditorium, an emotional Trethewey