us poet laureate

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 ...

Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, captivated the Emory community with a free poetry reading at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts last Sunday. “I remember all of my times here [at Emory], and I keep ...