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February 13, 2021
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2:00 pm
3:00 pm

ANNUAL LUCILLE CLIFTON CELEBRATION: TODAY WE ARE POSSIBLE

On the anniversary of Lucille Clifton’s passing, join Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Clifton House in a celebration of her generous spirit and writing. Our esteemed featured speaker is Natasha Trethewey.

Natasha Trethewey served two terms as the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States (2012-2014). She is the author of five collections of poetry, Monument (2018), which was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award; Thrall (2012); Native Guard (2006), for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Bellocq’s Ophelia (2002); and Domestic Work (2000), which was selected by Rita Dove as the winner of the inaugural Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African American poet and won both the 2001 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Book Prize and the 2001 Lillian Smith Award for Poetry. She is also the author of the memoir Memorial Drive (2020). Her book of nonfiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, appeared in 2010. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. At Northwestern University she is a Board of Trustees Professor of English in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. In 2012 she was named Poet Laureate of the State of Mississippi and and in 2013 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

DIAL-IN INFORMATION

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/97825071882?pwd=ZjkwVXhTbmtoVm9GV2t6…
Passcode: 680882
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Webinar ID: 978 2507 1882
Passcode: 680882
International numbers available: https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/u/ajY6GS47o

The conversation will also be broadcasted on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page.

Virtual Event

FREE

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Baltimore, 21201