Readings in Contemporary Poetry

January 19, 1996
548 West 22nd Street, NYC, 7:30pm

C.D. Wright

C.D. Wright
Photo: Forrest Gander

C.D. Wright has published seven collections of poetry, most recently Just Whistle (Kelsey Street Press, 1993). A new collection, Tremble, is forthcoming from Ecco Press. Her collection String Light (University of Georgia Press, 1991) was awarded the San Francisco State University Poetry Center Book Award in 1992. Her other honors include the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry, Whiting Writers' Award, the Rhode Island Governor's Award for the Arts, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (in 1981 and 1988), the Guggenheim Foundation and the Bunting Institute. In 1994 she was named State Poet of Rhode Island, a five-year position. C.D. Wright edits Lost Roads Publishers (with poet Forrest Gander) and teaches at Brown University.