Natasha Trethewey is author of Native Guard (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), Bellocq's Ophelia (Graywolf, 2002), and Domestic Work (Graywolf, 2000). She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study Center, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Her poems have appeared in such journals and anthologies as American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, New England Review, Gettysburg Review, and The Best American Poetry 2000 and 2003. An Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, she is the Lehman Brady Joint Chair Professor in Documentary Studies and American Studies at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 2005–06.
Native Guard: On Memory, Civil War History, and My South
Natasha Trethewey: A Reading, Celebration, and Book Signing |
Music by Caroline Herring and Band | March 2006
Caroline Herring and Band: Fair and Tender Ladies | Wayfaring Stranger :: Introduction by Tom Rankin :: Reading by Natasha Trethewey
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View videos of Natasha Trethewey presenting her poems "Theories of Time and Space" and "Elegy for the Native Guards" on Southern Spaces: An Internet Journal and Scholarly Forum