Carolyn D. Wright
|Carolyn D. Wright|
January 6, 1949|
Mountain Home, Arkansas
|Died||January 12, 2016
Barrington, Rhode Island
|Alma mater||University of Memphis, University of Arkansas|
|Known for||MacArthur Fellowship|
Carolyn D. "C. D." Wright (January 6, 1949 – January 12, 2016) was an American poet. He was born in Mountain Home, Arkansas. In 1977 the publishing company founded by Frank Stanford, Lost Roads, published Wright's first collection, Room Rented by A Single Woman. In 1983 she moved to Providence, Rhode Island to teach writing at Brown University as the Israel J. Kapstein Professor of English. In 2013, Wright was elected a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
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- "C.D. Wright Interview with Kent Johnson for Jacket". English.uiuc.edu. http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/s_z/cdwright/johnson.htm. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
- "CC.D. Wright, ex-R.I. state poet and MacArthur 'genius grant' winner, dies at 67". The Providence Journal. January 14, 2016. http://www.providencejournal.com/article/20160114/NEWS/160119564/13938/ENTERTAINMENT. Retrieved January 14, 2016.