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Natasha Trethewey GPC Reads: More Poetry

This guides is for GPC Reads and discusses her work, career, biographic information and other related aspects.

Primo Poetry Links

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United States Poet Laureate

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For more information on the position of Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, see this page. You will find there a list of the former poets laureate of the country, their projects, audio and video podcasts, and many other poetry resources.

Georgia Poet Laureate

Information on current Georgia Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham can be found here.  Other poets and poetry with Georgia connections can be found on this site.

GPC Faculty Poets

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Louise McKinney (Dunwoody English) is the latest GPC faculty member with a published collection of poems: The Woman Who Drank Her Own Reflection. Several other faculty are published in many anthologies and literary reviews.  Faculty poets include:  Michael Diebert, Charles Fox, Marissa McNamara, Gregg Murray, and Katherine Perry. They publish in many print and online poetry reviews and you can best find their varied creative output by searching the web using "author name" poetry as key words. 

Kindred Spirits

Kevin Young, a colleague of Trethewey at Emory University,  has compliled several anthologies and is a recognized poet in his own right.

Trethewey is also part of The Dark Room Collective, a creative support group of African American poets formed in 1988.  To learn more about this group from library resources, use this GALILEO link.  You'll need the GALILEO password or log into iCollege first.