Thursday, June 12, 2014

A New Poet Laureate for America --Charles Wright

The Library of Congress announced on Thursday, June 12, 2014 that the new American Poet Laureate is Charles Wright, 78, a retired professor from the University of Virginia. Previously he has won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, The Bollingen Prize, and  Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Charles Wright was born in Pickwick Dam, Tennessee.

1 comment:

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Thank you for this posting on Charles Wright. I will read more about him.