Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Tracy K. Smith will open the fall 2014 Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series on September 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Atherton Union Reilly Room.
Admission to all events in the series is free and open to the public without tickets. For more information, call 317-940-9861.
Smith is the author of three books of poetry: The Body’s Question (2003), which won the Cave Canem prize for the best first book by an African-American poet; Duende (2007), winner of the James Laughlin Award and the Essense Literary Award; and Life on Mars (2011), which won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She earned her BA from Harvard University and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. From 1997 to 1999, she held a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. Smith teaches creative writing at Princeton University.