Archive for April, 2009

William Wenthe At Writers In Performance Series

Posted in Poetry, Writers with tags , on April 22, 2009 by mclac


William Wenthe’s books of poems are Not Till We Are Lost (LSU Press, 2004), which won the Best Book of Poetry Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters; and Birds of Hoboken (Orchises Press 1995; reprinted 2003).  He has received poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts; his poems have been published in numerous journals, including Poetry, The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, Orion, Chelsea, Tin House, Shenandoah, Ontario Review.  His poetry has been highly praised and reviewed in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and the receipt of two Pushcart Prizes.  A verse play of his was set to music by composer Steven Paxton and was produced as a musical drama, Bellini’s War, at Texas Tech University, where he teaches creative writing and modern poetry.

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