Natasha Trethewey Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Natasha Trethewey

Last Updated: 24 Apr, 2023 | Views: 287

Age: 58

Profession: Poet

Other Profession(s): Professor

Famous For: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet

Higher Education: University of Massachusetts Amherst (MFA)

Natasha Trethewey Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
26 Apr, 1966 (58 Years 02 Months 21 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Natasha Trethewey Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Natasha Trethewey, an american poet, was born on April 26, 1966. United States Poet Laureate since 2012, and again in 2013, she is an American poet. In 2007, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her collection Native Guard and was Mississippi's Poet Laureate for several years. At Northwestern University, Trethewey holds the Board of Trustees Professorship of English. Previously, she taught at Emory University for 15 years and served as a Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing.
2000: Natasha Trethewey was the first African American poet to win the Cave Canem prize for his first collection, Domestic Work (2000).
2015: Natasha Trethewey tells the story of the devastating events that followed the hurricane that hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast in her essay, Beyond Katrina, published in 2015 by the University of Georgia Press. 
2006: An all-black Union Army regiment composed mainly of former slaves, the Louisiana Native Guards, is the subject of her 2006 book Native Guard.
2012: As the 19th US Poet Laureate, she was named by James Billington, the Librarian of Congress.
2013: Trethewey was reappointed US Poet Laureate for a second term.
2014: During her final lecture as US Poet Laureate, Trethewey concluded her second term as one of the nation's foremost poets.
2021: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
2020: Bobbitt National Prize
2017: 22nd Annual Heinz Award
2016: Academy of American Poets Fellowship
2015: PEN Oakland – Josephine Miles Literary Award
Other popular works:
2000: Domestic Work
2002: Bellocq's Ophelia


Natasha Trethewey Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 Kg
In Pounds 127 lbs

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Natasha Trethewey Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Eric Trethewey

Mother's Name
Gwendolyn Ann Turnbough

Brett V. Gadsden

Joe Grimmette

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