- Charles Wright named U.S. Poet LaureateJune 12, 2014
Charles Wright reads “When the Horses Gallop Away from Us, It’s a Good Thing.” When the Horses Gallop Away from Us, It’s a Good Thing I always find it strange—though I shouldn’t—how creatures don’t care for us the way we … Continue reading
Charles Wright was born in Pickwick Dam, Tenn., in 1935 and was educated at Davidson College and the University of Iowa. He has written several books of poems, including most recently, “Outtakes” (2010); “Sestets: Poems” (2010); and the forthcoming “Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems” (April 2011).
Charles Wright, professor of English at the University of Virginia, discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of poetry, “Black Zodiac.” Continue reading