Tracy K. Smith engages the crowd in conversation about poems in “American Journal” at the Lewiston Public Library in Lewiston, ME. November 1, 2018. Credit: Erik Peterson.
From November 1–2, 2018, Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith traveled to rural communities in southwestern Maine. On this site you’ll find photos, audio, 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.
Listen to the full “American Conversations” event with Tracy K. Smith at the Lewiston Public Library in Lewiston, Maine, on November 1, 2018.
Read the transcript of the “American Conversations” event
- Thursday, November 1, 1 p.m.
Norway Memorial Library
- Thursday, November 1, 7 p.m.
Lewiston Public Library
- Friday, November 2, 9 a.m.
Maine Correctional Women’s Center
- Friday, November 2, 11 a.m.
Southern Maine Women’s Re-entry Center