Natasha Trethewey, the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate and one of the youngest ever to hold that post, is slated to read some of her works on Thursday, February 7 at the gleaming newish home of Chicago's Poetry Foundation on West Superior. A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, Trethewey has authored four poetry collections, including 2007's Pulitzer-garnering "Native Guard." She's currently the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Emory University.
Poetry off the Shelf: Natasha Trethewey
Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m.
61 West Superior
Admission is free
For more information: www.poetryfoundation.org