September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Carolyne Wright

Northwest Institute of Literary Arts
Faculty in Poetry
Seattle, WA
Carolyne Wright's new book is This Dream the World: New & Selected Poems (Lost Horse Press, 2017), whose title poem received a Pushcart Prize and was included in The Best American Poetry 2009. Her ground-breaking anthology, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace (Lost Horse, 2015), received ten Pushcart Prize nominations and was a finalist in the Foreword Review’s Book of the Year Awards. Author of nine previous books and chapbooks of poetry, five volumes of poetry in translation from Spanish and Bengali, and a book of essays, she teaches for Richard Hugo House and for national and international literary conferences and festivals. A Contributing Editor for the Pushcart Prizes, Wright lived in Chile and traveled in Brazil on a Fulbright Grant during the presidency of Salvador Allende. She has received grants from the NEA, 4Culture, and Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, and she returned to Brazil in mid-2018 on an Instituto Sacatar residency fellowship on the island of Itaparica in Bahia.

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Friday, September 11

11:30am MDT