Charles Wright, 2014-15 U.S. Poet Laureate
Charles Wright is one of the most important American poets writing today. Born in 1935 in Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, he is the author of over 20 books of poetry. His many honors include the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2014, he was named Poet Laureate of the United States. Here on October 1, 2015, Charles Wright reads at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Emory University Campus for Season Eleven of The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series. Other Emory Libraries YouTube videos
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