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C. K. Williams

C. K. WilliamsAKA Charles Kenneth Williams

Born: 4-Nov-1936
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 20-Sep-2015
Location of death: Hopewell, NJ
Cause of death: Multiple myeloma

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Repair

Wife: (div.)
Wife: Catherine Mauger (until his death)

    High School: Columbia High School, Maplewood, NJ
    University: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
    University: BA, University of Pennsylvania (1959)
    Professor: Creative Writing, Princeton University

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2000 for Repair
    National Book Award for Poetry 2003 for The Singing
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Lies (1969, poetry)
I Am the Bitter Name (1972, poetry)
With Ignorance (1977, poetry)
Tar (1983, poetry)
Flesh and Blood (1987, poetry)
A Dream of Mind (1992, poetry)
The Vigil (1997, poetry)
Repair (1999, poetry)
The Singing (2003, poetry)

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