Bow Down

June 14, 2017

The U.S. Library of Congress has named its newest poet laureate, reports The New York TimesTracy K. Smith says,  “I’m very excited about the opportunity to take what I consider to be the good news of poetry to parts of the country where literary festivals don’t always go. Poetry is something that’s relevant to everyone’s life, whether they’re habitual readers of poetry or not.” Pair with our review of Smith’s memoir Ordinary Light.

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