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Tracy K Smith

Tracy K. Smith, guest editor, served as United States Poet Laureate from 2017-2019 and is the author of four acclaimed collections of poetry, including, most recently, Wade in the Water and Life on Mars , which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2012. Her memoir, Ordinary Light , was a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2015. Educated at Harvard, Columbia, and Stanford, she is the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University.