Individual Author Record
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, 1995Reigh of Snakes, Penguin, 1999Lives of the Animals, Penguin, 2003Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems , Penguin, 2006Beautiful Country, Penguin, 2010Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems, Penguin, 2013
Titles At Your Library
''Kingsley Tufts Award'' in 2000
''Poets' Prize'' in 2006
''San Francisco Poetry Center Book Award''