C.K. Williams

C.K. Williams has published numerous books of poetry, including The Singing, which won the National Book Award, and Repair, which won the Pulitzer Prize. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, and educated at the University of Pennsylvania. Winner of numerous fellowships and prizes, including the Pushcart Prize, he has also published a book of essays and a memoir. Williams teaches creative writing at Princeton University and lives for part of the year in Paris.

Awards and Honors

Pulitzer Prize, 2000

National Book Award, 2003

PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, 1998

Harriet Monroe Award, Poetry, 1993

Jerome Shestack Prize, The American Poetry Review, 1988, 1996

National Book Critics Circle Award, 1987

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships, 1985, 1993

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1974