Pulitzer Prize-winning poet speaks at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith will read from her collection "Life on Mars" at Vanderbilt University.

The reading is free and open to the public at Sarratt Cinema on campus Thursday evening.

Smith was awarded the Pulitzer for "Life on Mars" in 2012.

Smith's first book, "The Body's Question" in 2003, received the Cave Canem Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet.

Smith currently teaches creative writing at Princeton University.

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