She also paid a visit to Kansas City back in 2012, to read for Rockhurst University’s Midwest Poets Series. New Letters on the Air recorded Smith's talk. This excerpt includes her reading her poem "Sci Fi":
Tracy K. Smith's entire 2012 reading for Rockhurst University's Midwest Poets Series is archived at New Letters On The Air.
C.J. Janovy is an arts reporter for KCUR 89.3. You can find her on Twitter, @cjjanovy.