Minnesota State Write Like Us Presents Tracy K. Smith

Write Like Us is proud to present two-term former Poet Laureate of the United States Tracy K. Smith for a free public reading and interview at Century College and streaming live for webinar registrants. Smith is a Pulitzer Prize winning author of four books of poetry and a memoir. She will read from her creative work, followed by an interview by author Rosetta Peters.

Tickets are free and open to the public. An ASL interpreter will be provided at the event. Webinar attendees are asked to send live transcription accommodation requests by March 22, 2022 to [email protected].

Write Like Us is an equity-based creative writing program at five Twin Cities metro-area community colleges: Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Century College, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Normandale Community College, and North Hennepin Community College. Write Like Us centers and celebrates the work of BIPOC writers and writing students, fostering literary mentorship and leadership as it builds a platform for shared stories, voices, and lived experiences.

For more information about Write Like Us and our other author events, see https://minnstate.edu/WriteLikeUs/

For more information about Century College's Creative Writing Certificate, see https://www.century.edu/programs/creative-writing