by Jesmyn Ward and Natasha Tretheway
October 9, 2014
WRITERS IN CONVERSATION
Ms. Ward, on tour for the paperback release of Men We Reaped, was joined on stage by Ms. Trethewey to discuss their writing influences, and in particular, how life on the Gulf Coast pre-and post-Hurricane Katrina shaped their work.
Jesmyn Ward—author of Where the Line Bleeds, Salvage the Bones and Men We Reaped
Natasha Trethewey—the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate
This event was held on October 9, 2014.