In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey explains the direction of her writings in her latest poetry c

 

              In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey explains the direction of her writings in her latest poetry c
In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey explains the direction of her writings in her latest poetry collection, “Thrall,” and the exploration of the interplay of race, memory and history, including her complex relationship with her father, poet Eric Trethewey. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)