Schlagwort: C.K. Williams


C. K. Williams, whose morally impassioned poems addressing war, poverty and climate change, as well as the imponderable mysteries of the psyche, won him a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, died on Sunday at his home in Hopewell. N.J. He was 78.… Continue Reading „Gestorben“

133. James Richardson wins Jackson Poetry Prize

Poets & Writers, Inc. has named James Richardson the fifth annual recipient of the Jackson Poetry Prize, a $50,000 award given to honor an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition.. This year’s judges were Mark Doty, Rita Dove, and Gerald Stern. The… Continue Reading „133. James Richardson wins Jackson Poetry Prize“

58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet David Ferry has won the 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living US poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth Lilly… Continue Reading „58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize“


How globe-trotting poetries may not beat scrawls in a cave. By C.K. Williams Poetry Media Service All over the world, if not every day then in every age, beautiful paintings and poems and pieces of music and buildings are generated: one can almost imagine… Continue Reading „181. ALL AROUND THE WORLD THE SAME SONG

70. Shortlist für britischen Forward Prize veröffentlicht

Die Shortlist für den 18. Forward Prize wurde gestern veröffentlicht. Die Preise für den besten Gedichtband, den besten  Debütband und das beste Einzelgedicht werden am 7.10. verliehen. Nominiert für die Auswahl des besten Gedichtbandes (£10,000): Glyn Maxwell – Hide Now Sharon Olds – One Secret Thing… Continue Reading „70. Shortlist für britischen Forward Prize veröffentlicht“

44. our consolations,

if there are such things, dwell in our conviction that always somewhere painters will concoct their colors, poets sing, and a single oboe dutifully repeat its lesson, then repeat it again, serenely mounting and descending the stairway it itself unfurls before itself. The beauty… Continue Reading „44. our consolations,“

Utopische Buchhandlung

Der Amerikaner George Whitman verwirklicht in seiner Buchhandlung Shakespeare & Company in Paris eine soziale Utopie: Umgeben von tausenden Büchern leben bei ihm Schriftsteller und Künstler. … Allen Ginsberg schlief mehrere Monate auf einer von Georges Matratzen, und der Lyriker Lawrence Ferlinghetti kommt auch… Continue Reading „Utopische Buchhandlung“

Haikus von Jack Kerouac

Drei amerikanische Haikus von Jack Kerouac spendiert The New Yorker vom 3.3.03 online. (Nur im Druck: Gedichte von Seamus Heaney und CK. Williams)

C.K. Williams

In der Zeit beschreibt der amerikanische Lyriker C.K. Williams die Deutschen als (durch die Judenvernichtung des „dritten Reiches“ dazu gewordenes) symbolisches Volk – wie die Juden. / Zeit 46/2002