Tracy K. Smith reads from and discusses “American Journal” at the APK State Library, Archives & Museum in Juneau, Alaska. August 29, 2018. Credit: Mary Lou Gerbi.
From August 27-29, 2018, Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith traveled to rural communities in three of Alaska’s five regions. On this site you’ll find photos, interviews and reflections from her time on the road. You can also read a detailed account of the visit by Center for the Book communications officer Guy Lamolinara on the Poetry and Literature Center’s blog.
- Monday, August 27, 5:30 p.m. Palmer, AK
Alaska Veterans & Pioneers Home
- Tuesday, August 28, 5:30 p.m. Bethel, AK
Kuskokwim Consortium Library
- Wednesday, August 29, 12 p.m. Juneau, AK
Johnson Youth Center
- Wednesday, August 29, 6 p.m. Juneau, AK
Alaska State Library (Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum)