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Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress.Speaker Biography: C.D. Wright was born in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, the daughter of a judge and a court reporter. She has published over a dozen books, including "Rising, Falling, Hovering" (2008); "Like Something Flying Backwards: New and Selected Poems" (2007); and a text edition of "One Big Self: An Investigation" (2003), a project she undertook with photographer Deborah Luster to document Louisiana inmates. She has also published several book-length poems, including the critically acclaimed "Deepstep Come Shining" (1998).Speaker Biography: David Wagoner is recognized as the leading poet of the Pacific Northwest, often compared to his early mentor Theodore Roethke, and highly praised for his skillful, insightful and serious body of work. He has won numerous prestigious literary awards including the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, and the Academy of Arts and Letters Award, and has twice been nominated for the National Book Award. The author of ten acclaimed novels, Wagoner's fiction has been awarded the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Award. Professor emeritus at the University of Washington, Wagoner enjoys an excellent reputation as both a writer and a teacher of writing. He was selected to serve as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 1978, replacing Robert Lowell, and was the editor of Poetry Northwest until its last issue in 2002.
Black Mountain Institute (BMI) Podcast #80: C.D. Wright Reading and Discussion - 04/20/11
Black Mountain Institute Podcast
In this episode, C.D. Wright -- poet and 2011 Ganhem Chair in Creative Writing at UNLV -- reads from her work and discusses her life and career with BMI Executive Director Carol Harter and UNLV Creative Writing Professor Donald Revell. The event was held April 20, 2011 in the UNLV Student Union Theatre in Las Vegas, NV.