Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey at Gwinnet Libraries Event
Student Center at Georgia Gwinnett College
1000 University Center Lane
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Gwinnett County Public Library is proud to announce Pulitzer Prize winner and the Poet Laureate of the United States, Natasha Trethewey as this year's Gwinnett Reads author and Keynote speaker for Fall Into The Arts 2012. Her work combines free verse with more traditional forms like the sonnet and the villanelle to explore memory and the racial legacy of America. Her newest book, Thrall, will be released this fall. This event will take place on Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at the Georgia Gwinnett College Student Center at 5:00 PM. Doors open 4:45 PM. Book sales begin at 4:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served and music will be provided by Joyce Parks, director of the B.J. Chorale.