THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: April 21, 2016

After hearing Natasha Trethewey read at a poetry festival, Librarian of Congress Emeritus James H. Billington said he was “struck by a kind of classic quality with a richness and variety of structures with which she presents her poetry … she intermixes her story with the historical story in a way that takes you deep into the human tragedy of it.” Natasha Trethewey is perhaps uniquely equipped by personal history, American history and public… Read More