TRACY K. SMITH is the author of four books of poetry, including Wade in the Water (Graywolf Press, 2018), which is shortlisted for the 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize. and one memoir, Ordinary Light (2015), which was a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction. Life on Mars (Graywolf, 2011) was selected as a New York Times Notable Book for 2011 and won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Duende (2007) won the 2006 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and an Essence Literary Award. The Body’s Question (2003) was the winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Smith is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writers Award in 2004 and a Whiting Award in 2005. She teaches Creative Writing at Princeton University and lives in Brooklyn, New York. She has served as the 52nd Poet Laureate of the United States since. 2017.
Tracy K. Smith
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