Biography for Native Guard

NATASHA TRETHEWEY is the current U.S. Poet Laureate and is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University.Native Guard, her third collection of poetry, received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast was published in 2010. A new collection of poetry,Thrall, is forthcoming in September.