Tracy K. Smith, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton University, and a new member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty, was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her book, Life on Mars: Poems (Graywolf Press, 2011),
Sunday Book Review (August 26, 2011), and in Don Chaisson’s
article “New Poems by Tracy K. Smith and Dana Levin,” published
in The New Yorker (August 8, 2011).
The poems delve into science, religion, philosophy, and art as Professor Smith deals with life on Earth while contemplating the universe.