C. K. Williams

C. K. Williams
Catherine Mauger
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C. K. Williams was born in Newark in 1936. He won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Repair. Some other titles include Tar, The Vigil, and Flesh and Blood. He teaches at Princeton.


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C.K. Williams reads his poem "Dominion Depression"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet C.K. Williams read his poem ""Dominion Depression,"" which can be found in his Collected Poems. This poetry collection brings together in one volume C. K. Williams’s work of nearly forty years, enabling readers to follow the career of this great poet through its many phases and reinventions. Learn more about Collected Poems at http://us.macmillan.com/collectedpoems-7/CWilliams Read more about C.K. Williams at http://us.macmillan.com/author/ckwilliams"

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C.K. Williams reads his poem "The Singing"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C.K. Williams read his poem ""The Singing,"" from his poetry collection The Singing, which won the 2003 National Book Award. It is a direct and resonant book: searing, heartfelt, permanent. Learn more about the book The Singing at http://us.macmillan.com/thesinging/CWilliams Read more about poet C.K. Williams at http://us.macmillan.com/author/ckwilliams"

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All at Once

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Short, sharp musings on things profound and mundane (and sometimes both) from the Pulitzer Prize winning poet C. K. Williams has never been afraid to push...


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Writers Writing Dying

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Since his first poetry collection, Lies, C. K. Williams has nurtured an incomparable reputation—as a deeply moral poet, a writer of profound emotion, and a...


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Wait

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Wait finds C. K. Williams by turns ruminative, stalked by “the conscience-beast, who harries me,” and “riven by idiot vigor, voracious as the youth I was / for...


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Collected Poems

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

All the work of this major poet who has "set a new standard for American poetry."* Collected Poems brings together in one volume C. K. Williams’s work of...


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The Singing

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

New work from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Repair . . . Reality has put itself so solidly before me there's little need for mystery . . . Except...


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Misgivings

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Winner of the PEN/Voelcker career achievement award in poetry Misgivings is C. K. William's searing recollection of his family's extreme dynamics and of...


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Repair

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Nominated for the National Book Award--The eighth book by one of our greatest poets "Always, "These gigantic inconceivables." Always, "What will have been...


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The Vigil

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award The Vigil, which first appeared in 1997, finds contemporary American master-poet C. K. Williams taking...


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A Dream of Mind

C. K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The poetry of C. K. Williams has won an essential place in contemporary American poetry. The long lines that have characterized his style since the...


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The Bacchae of Euripides

C. K. Williams; Introduction by Martha Nussbaum
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

From the renowned contemporary American poet C. K. Williams comes this fluent and accessible version of the great tragedy by Euripides. This book includes...


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