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Biography of Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey (1966 - Present)

Poet Natasha Trethewey was born in 1966 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Her first poetry collection, Domestic Work (Graywolf Press, 2000), won the inaugural 1999 Cave Canem poetry prize (selected by Rita Dove), a 2001 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Book Prize, and the 2001 Lillian Smith Award for Poetry. Her second collection, Bellocq's Ophelia (Graywolf, 2002), received the 2003 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Book Prize, was a finalist for both the Academy of American Poets' James Laughlin and Lenore Marshall prizes, and was named a 2003 Notable Book by the American Library Association.

Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry 2003 and 2000, and in journals such as Agni, American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, and The Southern Review, among others. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Georgia, an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from Hollins University, and an M.F.A in poetry from the University of Massachusetts. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her third collection of poems, Native Guard, is forthcoming in March 2006 from Houghton Mifflin.

She lives in Atlanta, where she is associate professor of English and creative writing at Emory University.

3 Poems written by Natasha Trethewey

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--New Orleans, November 1910
All week she's cleaned Comments and analysis of Domestic Work, 1937 by Natasha Trethewey 261 Comments
Here, she said, put this on your head. Comments and analysis of Flounder by Natasha Trethewey 8 Comments

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