We are proud to make the following announcement:
On Sunday, July 14th at 8 p.m., our newly installed U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, will give the keynote reading for the 15th annual Taos Summer Writers' Conference (July 14-21, 2013).
Trethewey's reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing and reception.
Natasha Trethewey, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. Ms. Trethewey, 46, was born in Gulfport, Miss., and is the first Southerner to hold the post since Robert Penn Warren, the original laureate, and the first African-American since Rita Dove in 1993.