Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Library of Congress
Director and Professor of Creative Writing Tracy K. Smith will give her inaugural reading as the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She will be joined by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who will open the event by reading an original poem.
FREE but tickets required. Presented in partnership with Urban Word. Public reception with book sales and signing to follow.