James Wright

Collected Poems

originally published:
Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press

We offered this copy of the first edition in 2010.


  • Pulitzer Prize for Poetry(1972)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 12/13/1927
died: 3/25/1980
born as: James Wright

American poet of the postmodern era who wrote about sorrow, salvation, and self-revelation, often drawing on his native Ohio River valley for images of nature and industry. In 1972 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Collected Poems (1971). Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature