Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Charles Wright Speaks at the Folger Theatre
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The last date listed for Poet Charles Wright was Monday February 22, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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Charles Wright’s poems exalt in language that is reverent and in sumptuous awe of the world. He received the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and the _Los Angeles Times _Book Prize for his 1997 collection, Black Zodiac. His most recent collection, Scar Tissue, was the international winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize. Wright’s other books include Buffalo Yoga, Negative Blue, and _Appalachia. _Wright is Souder Family Professor of English at the University of Virginia.
Conversation moderated by poet Bob Hicok.
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