Happy Birthday Tracy K. Smith!


That’s one hell of a birthday present, there. A Pulitzer Prize!

We’d like to point out that The Rumpus Poetry Book Club had an idea of just how awesome this book was even before it officially came out. Not that we’re bragging or anything. (You can join the Rumpus Poetry Book Club by clicking here.)

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →