William Wright

William Wright

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William Wright’s biggest joy in life is teaching and guiding others in their writing pursuits. Wright is author or editor of twenty-three nationally and internationally distributed books: seven full-length books, including Grass Chapels: New & Selected Poems (Mercer University Press, 2021) and four chapbooks.

Wright’s poems and books have garnered praise in many venues, including The Los Angeles Review of Books. He has been honored with many awards for his poetry and his teaching.

Wright is series editor and volume co-editor of The Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press), a multivolume celebration of contemporary Southern writers. He resides in Dahlonega, GA.

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