Tracy K. Smith is the author of Wade in the Water; Life on Mars, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Duende, winner of the James Laughlin Award; and The Body’s Question, winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She is also the editor of an anthology, American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, and the author of a memoir, Ordinary Light, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. From 2017 to 2019, Smith served as Poet Laureate of the United States. She teaches at Princeton University.
Author website: https://arts.princeton.edu/people/profiles/tksmith/
Books in order of publication:
The Body’s Question – 2003
Duende – 2007
Life on Mars – 2011
Ordinary Light – 2015
Wade in the Water: Poems – 2018