TITLE

Franz Wright

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Academy of American Poets -- Biographies of American Poets;2006, p367
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of poet Franz Wright is presented. Franz, the son of poet James Wright, was born in Vienna, Austria in 1953. During his youth, his family moved to the Northwest U.S., the Midwest, and Northern California. Wright's collections of poetry include "Walking to Martha's Vineyard," which received a Pulitzer Prize and "The Beforelife." He has also translated poems by René Char, Erica Pedretti, and Rainer Maria Rilke. Wright has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation.
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24484981

 

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