Carolyn Wright


Carolyne Wright is currently Visiting Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at The College of Wooster. Her most recent collection, Seasons of Mangoes and Brainfire, won the Blue Lynx Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award in Poetry, and an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Other books include Premonitions of an Uneasy Guest, Stealing the Children, Carolyne Wright: Greatest Hits 1975-2001; A Choice of Fidelities: Lectures and Readings from a Writer's Life; and poetry translated from Spanish and Bengali. Wright's honors include: the PEN/Jerard Fund Award, the Crossing Boundaries Award, Fulbright Senior Research fellowships, a Witter Bynner Foundation Grant and a NEA Grant in Translation, as well as a Fellowship from the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College.