Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Natasha Trethewey on PBS NewsHour tonight

Last-minute breaking news! I know many of you are Natasha Trethewey fans. I just got this from PBS -- she will be on their evening news show TONIGHT!:

April 25, 2007

In our continuing NewsHour Poetry Series, tonight we feature this year's Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry, Natasha Trethewey.

Ms. Trethewey was awarded the Pulitzer for her book, Native Guard, a collection of poems inspired by her southern heritage and personal experiences. The book is her third volume of poetry. Ms. Trethewey teaches creative writing at Emory University. She also appeared in a poetry profile for the NewsHour last spring.

For online coverage of Natasha Trethewey and the rest of the Poetry Series, go to the Online NewsHour at

EDITOR'S NOTE: Segments highlighted on NewsHour Poetry Series Alert are scheduled to air but subject to change.

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