Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith was the 2017 U.S. poet laureate. She teaches creative writing at Princeton University. She is the author of three books of poetry: The Body’s Question (2003), Duende (2007), Life on Mars (2011), winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Wade in the Water (forthcoming, April 2018). She has also written a memoir, Ordinary Light (2015), which was a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction.