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Natasha Trethewey

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20130329, 20120713, 20100212, 20080411

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her collection Native Guardwhich traces her personal history growing up as a biracial child in the South, and includes poems about the Union's first black regiment on the Gulf Coast during the Civil War. Trethewey reads from this book and also discusses her earlier collection, Domestic Work, which won the first Cave Canem Poetry Prize. 

| Subject Matter: Race, History | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, US Poet Laureate, Cave Canem Poetry Prize |

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