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Former UVA Prof to be Poet Laureate

Former UVA Prof to be Poet Laureate

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The Library of Congress has chosen Southern writer Charles Wright to serve as the nation’s next poet laureate beginning this fall. For years, he was a professor at the University of Virginia. With 24 collections of poetry, Wright has won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award and the Bollingen Prize.

 

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