The MFA in Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College

Meet the Writers: Tracy K. Smith

March 26 / 7 pm
West Room, Reid Hall
2900 Purchase St
Purchase, NY

Join us for an evening of poetry and conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracy K. Smith. Come early for a reception at 6:30 pm. This event is free & open to the public.

photo by Marlene LillianTracy K. Smith is the author of three books of poetry: Life on Mars, which received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize; Duende, recipient of the 2006 James Laughlin Award; and The Body’s Question, which won the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.  Smith is also the recipient of a 2004 Rona Jaffe Award and a 2005 Whiting Award. She was the Literature protégé in the 2009-2011 cycle of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. Smith teaches creative writing at Princeton University and lives in Brooklyn.

Click here to watch a video of Tracy K. Smith’s recent presentation at Cave Canem’s “Poets on Craft” panel at the New School, moderated by our very own Assistant Director Camille Rankine.