Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force

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Date(s) - 05/01//2013
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium, Jefferson Building


An afternoon reading and evening lecture conclude Natasha Trethewey’s year as US Poet Laureate.  Trethewey will host a reading at 4:00 pm by Marilyn Chin, Brenda Shaunessy, Patricia Smith, Brian Turner, and Kevin Young.  Trethewey will lecture at 7:00 pm, followed by a reception and book signing for all the featured authors.  Free admission.