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Born: February 27, 1951 in East St. Louis, Illinois
Robert Wrigley was orn in East St. Louis, IL., and grew up in Collinsville, a coal mining town. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional Information
Wrigley taught first at Lewis-Clark Tate College in Lewiston, Idaho and has been a Professor at the University of Idaho since 1999. He has published seven books of poetry, and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including: fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Idaho Commission on the Arts.
- In the Bank of Beautiful Sins: Poems, Penguin, 1995
- Reigh of Snakes, Penguin, 1999
- Lives of the Animals, Penguin, 2003
- Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems , Penguin, 2006
- Beautiful Country, Penguin, 2010
- Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems, Penguin, 2013
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Lives of the Animals (Penguin Poets)
Release Date: 2003-09-30
Kingsley Tufts Award in 2000
Poets' Prize in 2006
San Francisco Poetry Center Book Award
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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