This week we welcome Tracy K. Smith as our guest blogger. Tracy is the author of three collections of poetry: Life on Mars (Graywolf Press, May 10, 2011), Duende (Grayworlf, 2007) and The Body's Question (Graywolf, 2003). Since 2005, she has taught in the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.
In other news:
Monday, June 13, 7:00 PM: Memorial Reading for Paul Violi. The Poetry Project. 131 E. 10th St. New York NY 10003. Details here.
Thursday, June 16, 6:30 PM: The Inspired Word presents the Big Apple BAP- NYC's Best American Poetry Poets. Host David Lehman with readings by a stellar lineup of poets. One and One Bar & Restaurant / 76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue), NYC. Details here.