Natasha Tretheway

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at this year’s commencement ceremony May 8. The renowned poet has taught at Emory for 15 years ...

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will leave Emory’s Creative Writing Program after 15 years to join Northwestern University’s (Ill.) English Department for the 2017-18 academic year. During her time at Emory, most recently as Robert W. Woodruff Professor of ...

Writers and musicians celebrated Irish poet Seamus Heaney on Thursday in an event titled “A Tribute to Seamus Heaney: An Evening of Poetry and Song” at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature, is best ...