Charles Wright

Poet, Author

1935 –

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Who is Charles Wright?

Charles Wright is an American poet. He shared the National Book Award in 1983 for Country Music: Selected Early Poems and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for Black Zodiac. In June 2014, he was named Poet Laureate of the United States.

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Born
Aug 25, 1935
Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Davidson College
    History
  • University of Iowa
Employment
  • University of Virginia
Lived in
  • Charlottesville
    (1983 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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