Welty at Home Virtual Book Club with Natasha Trethewey

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If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event. Otherwise, please email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com to receive the link to the Zoom meetings.*All Zoom meetings take place at noon CST.*

Natasha Trethewey will join the book club for a reading and Q&A related to her books Monument and Memorial Drive

 

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.

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If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event.

If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event.

If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event.

If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event.

Join our crew of Cereus Weeder volunteers for a morning of light work in the Welty Garden from 9 to 11 a.m.

Join our crew of Cereus Weeder volunteers for a morning of light work in the Welty Garden from 9 to 11 a.m.

If you received emails for previous Welty at Home book clubs, you are already registered for this free event.

Join our crew of Cereus Weeder volunteers for a morning of light work in the Welty Garden from 9 to 11 a.m.

Join our crew of Cereus Weeder volunteers for a morning of light work in the Welty Garden from 9 to 11 a.m.

Join our crew of Cereus Weeder volunteers for a morning of light work in the Welty Garden from 9 to 11 a.m.

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