Trethewey’s Upbringing- NPR Interview

Natasha Trethewey NPR Interview

In this interview from Fresh Air on NPR, Trethewey talks about growing up in the south with bi-racial parents. She relates her own upbringing to the poems she wrote in Native Guard and to the current bi-racial US President, Barack Obama. Trethewey also offers a reading of her poem “My Mother Dreams Another Country.”

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