U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits S.C. this month

Massachusetts native and Princeton faculty member Tracy K. Smith, named U.S. poet laureate in June 2017, will visit three locations in Rep. Jim Clyburn’s district this month as part of a tour of rural America. She’ll discuss poetry’s connection to everyday life.

The events are free, but you’re asked to email ana.maxwell@house.gov to RSVP so they can plan adequately. Details for the three events:

Lake City

  • Friday, Feb. 23, 2:30 p.m.
  • Lake City UMC
  • 229 W. Main St.


  • Friday, Feb. 23, 5:30 p.m.
  • Old Summerton H.S.
  • 12 S. Church St.

Adams Run

  • Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m.
  • Wiltown Community Center
  • 5779 Parkers Ferry Rd.