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Tracy K Smith

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: Looking Forward

During February's Black History Month, we've explored the personal histories of some of our African American MAKERS by looking at the mothers who taug... Read More »

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

  Every MAKER has a wealth of unique and personal experiences that are powerful on their own. How can we combine their experiences to create a multi... Read More »

Tracy K. Smith wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry!

Monday was a great day for MAKER, Tracy K. Smith. Not only was it her 40th birthday, but the poet and Princeton University professor also won a Puli... Read More »

Is Poetry Essential to Democracy?

April is National Poetry Month, a month-long celebration, commemorated since 1996, that serves as a reminder of the vital role poetry plays in Ameri... Read More »