At the APK

American Conversations with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

October 2019

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Juneau as part of her second-term project, American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities. Ms. Smith reads her own poetry and unveils the poetry anthology, American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, featuring the work of 50 living American poets of different backgrounds, offering 50 different outlooks on America, including stories of loss, experiences of immigrants, outcries of injustice and poems that evoke history and celebrate America’s diversity.