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Gwinnett County Public Library Presents Author Natasha Trethewey
Gwinnett Reads Author Natasha Trethewey to Appear at Gwinnett County Public Library's Fall Into the Arts Event
The 2012 Gwinnett Reads author for Gwinnett County Public Library’s Fall Into the Arts is Pulitzer Prize winner and the Poet Laureate of the United States, Natasha Trethewey
Her work combines free verse with more traditional forms like the sonnet and the villanelle to explore memory and the racial legacy of America. She will be speaking about her work on October 7 at 5pm at the Georgia Gwinnett College, Student Center. Light refreshments will be served and music will be provided by Joyce Parks, director of the B.J. Chorale.
Events are free and open to the public; seats are available on a first come, first serve basis.
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In 2005, Governor Perdue signed a law creating the state's first new four-year, public college in more than 100 years. Just one year later, Georgia Gwinnett College opened its doors. Now there are nearly 3,000 students from all over Georgia and the world working toward one of 12 degrees in fields including biology, information technology and criminal justice.