Tracy K. Smith reads from and discusses “American Journal” at the Sturgis Public Library in Sturgis, SD. October 6, 2018. Credit: Ryan Woodard.
From October 5-6, 2018, Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith traveled to rural communities in western South Dakota. On this site you’ll find photos, interviews, press, and reflections from her time on the road. You can also read detailed accounts of the visit on the Poetry and Literature Center’s blog by Center for the Book communications officer Guy Lamolinara and South Dakota Humanities Council Communications Consultant Ryan Woodard.
- Friday, October 5, 9:15 a.m.
Belle Fourche, SD
Belle Fourche Area Community Center
- Friday, October 5, 5 p.m.
The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center
- Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.
Sturgis Public Library