The James Laughlin Award winner, Tracy K. Smith has been mesmerizing us with her astonishing poems and quotes for a long time now. Not only does she have an exceptional career but also has a well-balanced personal life. Tracy K. Smith’s married life is something that we all dream to have. Let us get into the details of Tracy Smith’s career and personal life!
Tracy K. Smith’s married life is a true inspiration to all couples. Smith is very close with her husband and kids and keeps them first above everything else. Tracy prefers to keep her private life under wraps and away from the paparazzi.
Tracy Smith shared her relationship with her family in an interview where she wonderfully talked about how she spends her day with her husband and her daughter named Naomi. She shared that her daughter “wakes up around 7” and is “really active”. The couple is perfect parents to their daughter. They apparently help her by “reading books or doing puzzles”. They also have a “gigantic” dog and love taking him out in the morning.
Tracy’s husband Raf is also quite supportive of his wife’s career. He takes Naomi out for “daddy-daughter lunch or go to a puppet show” when Tray is writing. Tracy revealed that it has been easy since “having kids” and that her “tolerance for noise has probably changed a lot”. She shared that she writes from “8:45 in the morning” when she has sent off her kids to school. Tracy indeed is a responsible mother and loving wife.
Tracy K. Smith has graced us with her three poetry books which are titled The Body’s Question, Duende, and Life on Mars. She has been the recipient of the prestigious literary awards like Cave Canem, James Laughlin Award, the Academy of American Poets and the Pulitzer Prize Award for Poetry.
Also, the renowned writer has released her memoir titled Ordinary Light in 2015 which has garnered her National Book Award. Tracy K. Smith has also been inspiring us with her quotes about time and life. Tracy is also giving creative writing classes at Princeton University. And we are sure that she has been influencing and inspiring all her students like her readers.