Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith
Tracy K. Smith is the author of three collections of poetry: Life on Mars (Graywolf Press, 2011), winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Duende (Graywolf, 2007), winner of the 2006 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets; and The Body's Question (Graywolf, 2003), winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Callaloo, The Nebraska Review, Gulf Coast, Columbia, Poetry Daily, Poetry 30, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of a 2004 Rona Jaffe Writers Award, and a 2005 Whiting Writer's Prize, and is an assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University.

First posted on February 16, 2005 6:20 AM