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Robert Wrigley (b. 1951, East St. Louis) is an American poet and educator.

His most recent book is Beautiful Country(Penguin, 2010). Other collections include Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems (Penguin Group, 2006)Lives of the Animals (2003); Reign of Snakes (1999); In the Bank of Beautiful Sins (1995); What My Father Believed (1991); Moon in a Mason Jar (1986); and The Sinking of Clay City (1979).

He has published poems in a number of journals, including Poetry, The Atlantic, Barrow Street, and The New Yorker. In 2003 and 2006 he had poems published in Best American Poetry. He is also the recipient of six Pushcart prizes. Reign of Snakes won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Lives of the Animals won the 2005 Poets' Prize.

From 1987 to 1988 he served as writer-in-residence for the state of Idaho, and he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Idaho State Commission on the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation.

He received his M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Montana in 1976, where he studied with poets Richard Hugo, Madeline DeFrees, and John Haines.

He is currently teaches in the M.F.A. program in creative writing at the University of Idaho, where his wife, the memoirist and novelist Kim Barnes, also teaches.

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Total Books: 14
Box
2017 - Box [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143130567
ISBN-10: 0143130560
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems
2013 - Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143123071
ISBN-10: 0143123076
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Beautiful Country
2010 - Beautiful Country [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143118374
ISBN-10: 0143118374
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Earthly Meditations New and Selected Poems
2006 - Earthly Meditations New and Selected Poems [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143037798
ISBN-10: 014303779X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Lives of the Animals Poems
2003 - Lives of the Animals Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780142003459
ISBN-10: 014200345X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Reign of Snakes
1999 - Reign of Snakes [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140589191
ISBN-10: 0140589198
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Idaho Review Special Inaugural Issue
1998 - The Idaho Review Special Inaugural Issue (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780970639202
ISBN-10: 0970639201
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Moon in a Mason Jar and What My Father Believed Two Volumes of Poetry
1997 - Moon in a Mason Jar and What My Father Believed Two Volumes of Poetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780252066726
ISBN-10: 0252066723
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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In the Bank of Beautiful Sins Poems
1995 - In the Bank of Beautiful Sins Poems [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140587166
ISBN-10: 0140587160
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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What My Father Believed
1991 - What My Father Believed (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780252061684
ISBN-10: 0252061683
Genre: Substores
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MOON IN MASON JAR
1986 - Moon in Mason Jar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780252013140
ISBN-10: 025201314X
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Sinking Of Clay City
Sinking of Clay City (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780914742425
ISBN-10: 0914742426
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Reign of Snakes [Penguin Poets] (Hardcover)Paperback