blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Carolyne Wright’s most recent collection of poetry, Seasons of Mangoes and Brainfire (Lynx House, 2000), received the Blue Lynx Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award in Poetry, and an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Other books of poetry include Premonitions of an Uneasy Guest, winner of the AWP Award Series for Poetry (Hardin-Simmons University, 1983), and Stealing the Children (Ahsahta Press, 1978), as well as an invitational chapbook, Carolyne Wright: Greatest Hits 1975-2001 (Pudding House). Her collection of essays, A Choice of Fidelities: Lectures and Readings from a Writer's Life, was published by Ashland Poetry Press in 1994. She has also published translations of Spanish and Bengali poetry. Forthcoming are A Change of Maps (Lost Horse, 2006) and an anthology, Majestic Nights: Love Poems by Bengali Women (White Pine, 2007).