Q&A with Charles Wright

Appointed in mid-June as U.S. Poet Laureate, Charles Wright is the author of twenty-four collections of poetry. Wright’s honors include many of the most prestigious awards in the field of poetry: a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award both for Black Zodiac; the National Book Award for Country Music: Selected Early Poems; the Bollingen Prize for Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems; and the International Griffin Poetry Prize for Scar Tissue.

Moderated by Robert Casper & Dara Wier