Georgia Poetry Circuit presents Robert Wrigley Monday January 23rd, 7:30pm, Little Kings Club

Robert Wrigley, winner of the $50,000 Kingsley Tufts Award, a
Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other awards for his poetry, will
read from his work on Monday, January 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Little Kings
on the corner of Hancock and Hull Streets in downtown Athens.

Wrigley will be traveling on the Georgia Poetry Circuit, a
consortium of colleges and universities that has been bringing
nationally known writers to the state for more than twenty years. "The
Georgia Review," the University of Georgia's acclaimed quarterly
journal of arts and letters, is UGA's liaison to the Circuit.

Professor of English and director of the MFA program in creative
writing at the University of Idaho, Wrigley has published six books of
poems, including "Lives of the Animals" (2003), "Reign of Snakes"
(1999), and "In the Bank of Beautiful Sins" (1995), all from Penguin.
His earlier collections are "What My Father Believed" (1991) and "Moon
in a Mason Jar" (1986), both from University of Illinois Press, and
"The Sinking of Clay City (1979) from Copper Canyon.

Wrigley's work has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals,
including "The Best American Poetry 2003," "The New Yorker," "Poetry,"
"The Partisan Review," and "The American Poetry Review."

Wrigley held the distinguished Richard Hugo Chair in Poetry at
the University of Montana in 1990 and 1995. Before joining the faculty at
the University of Idaho, he had taught at Lewis-Clark College, the
University of Oregon, and Warren College. He lives with his wife, the
writer Kim Barnes, and their children, on the Clearwater River in

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