Charles Wright papers [manuscript], 2003-2005.


Charles Wright papers [manuscript], 2003-2005.

The collection consists chiefly letters, cards and postcards together with a single poetry notebook containing drafts of poetry. Correspondence is chiefly from fellow poets, fans and colleagues. There are also routine letters discussing professional engagements; poems in magazines and anthologies; publication permissions; poetry contests; and recommendtions and evaluations. Correspondents include Chris Agee, Debra Allbery, Michael Anania, Aaron Baker, Lee Bassett, Bruce Beasley, Marvin Bell, Suzette Bishop, James Brasfield, Christopher Buckley, John Casteen, IV, Jennifer Chang, Michael Chitwood, Tony Crunk, Alan DeNiro, Robert D. Denham, Peter Everwine, Jeffrey Christopher Fallis, David Freed, Joseph Garrison, and Elton Glaser. Also Michael Guista, Cathryn Hankla, Henry Hart, Kevin Hart, Richard Harties, Hugh L. Hennedy, Brian Henry, Gill Holland. Garrett Hongo, Jeannette Hopkins, Mark Jarman, Donald Justice, Edmund Keeley, Philip Levine, James Longenbach, Rupert M. Loydell, Lynne McMahon, Gerard Malanga, David Martin, John McKernan, James McMichael and Sue Ann Mead. Also Warren L. Molton, R. B. Morris, Andrew A. Mulvania, Joseph Parisi, Mike Peterson, W. T. Pfefferle, Robert Pinsky, Donald Platt, Alice Quinn, Bobby C. Rogers, Richard Rand, Lex Runciman, John Rybicki, Mary Ann Samyn, Dave Smith, Katherine Smith, David St. John, Mark Strand, Mary Szybist, and Dorothea Tanning. Also Eleanor Ross Taylor, Richard Tillinghast, Chase Twichell, Helen H. Vendler, Rosanna Warren, Dara Wier, Lisa Williams, Chris Wiman, Jonah Winger, Shannon Worrell, Franz Wright, Edith Wylder and Andrew Zawacki. Misellaneous items include an article "Donald Justice" by Mark Strand and one clipping mentioning Wright. The collection also contains a compact disk "That's how every empire falls" by R. B. Morris as performed at the Laurel Theater, Knoxville, 2003.

450 (ca.) items.

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