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clockTime to watch: 04:13Posted on May 28, 2015

Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Tracy K. Smith

Rolex Mentor and Protégée in Literature, 2010 - 2011

In a mentorship that they describe as an intense and joyful conversation, poets Hans Magnus Enzensberger (from Germany) and Tracy K. Smith (American) explore the nature of poetry – “Everyone has poetry in their head,” Enzensberger proclaims. But their quest goes further, examining history and identity as Smith realizes a longstanding desire to write her family memoir.