Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey is the author of Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and three collections of poetry. Her most recent, Native Guard, won the Pulitzer Prize. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations, among others, and teaches at Emory University. Her new book, Thrall, the title poem of which appeared in Ecotone last year, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2012.