Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Alexander’

Inaugural Poet Has D.C. Ties

It was announced today that we'll have the first poet reading at an inauguration in more than a decade: Elizabeth Alexander, the much-decorated author of, among other books, the poetry collection The Venus Hottentot and American Sublime, a Pulitzer finalist. Alexander, who currently teaches at Yale, is a D.C. native; her mother, Dr. Adele Logan [...]