blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2016  Vol. 15 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley is the author of eleven books of poetry, including My Other Country (forthcoming from Penguin, 2017), and Anatomy of Melancholy & Other Poems (Penguin, 2013), which won a Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award in 2014. Other award-winning books by Wrigley from Penguin include Lives of the Animals (2003), which won the Poets’ Prize in 2004; Reign of Snakes (1999), which won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award in 2000; and In the Bank of Beautiful Sins (1995), which won the San Francisco Poetry Center Book Award in 1996. A former Guggenheim Fellow and two-time National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Wrigley lives in the woods on Moscow Mountain, near Moscow, Idaho, where he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Idaho.  end

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