Tracy K. Smith chats with and signs copies of “American Journal” for audience members at the Jean Lafitte Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux, LA. December 14, 2018. Credit: Kevin Rabalais.
From December 14-15, 2018, Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith traveled to rural communities in southern Louisiana. On this site you’ll find photos, interviews, press, 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.
- Friday, December 14, 10 a.m.
United Houma Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Office
- Friday, December 14, 7 p.m.
Jean Lafitte Wetlands Acadian Cultural Centerr
- Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m.
Cut Off, LA
South Lafourche Public Library