|Starts:||18:30 4 Oct 2010|
|Ends:||18:30 4 Oct 2010|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
We proudly present one of America's most prominent poets, C.K. Williams. He was born in New Jersey in 1936, and lives in Normandy, France. He has published ten books, including New & Selected Poems (1995), The Vigil (1997), Repair (1999) and The Singing (2003) – all four of these were Poetry Book Society Recommendations – followed by Collected Poems (2006) and his latest collection, Wait (2010).
Flesh and Blood won the National Book Critics Circle Prize in 1987, Repair was awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize, and The Singing won the National Book Award for 2003. He has also been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the PEN Voelker Career Achievement Award in Poetry for 1998; a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA grants, the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin, a Lila Wallace Fellowship, and prizes from PEN and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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The John Thaw Studio Theatre
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama