Wright, Charles

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Wright, Charles Gender: M
born on 25 August 1935 at 06:45 (= 06:45 AM )
Place Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, 35n03, 88w14
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 01°23' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°49 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 18°12'

Charles Wright
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American poet. He shared the National Book Award in 1983 for 'Country Music: Selected Early Poems' and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for 'Black Zodiac.' In June 2014, he was named Poet Laureate of the United States.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Something about the Author Autobiography Series - Volume 7" edited by Mark Zardozny (Gale, 1988), p. 287: "The first of these places was Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, where I was born 25 August 1935 (my father's thirty-first birthday), at 6:45 on a Sunday morning in the TVA hospital."


  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Poet Laureate of the USA, 2014)
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (1998)