Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921)

PoetryWesleyan UniversityLibrary of CongressPulitzer Prize Awards
Wilbur is a poet and literary translator, according to the Academy of American Poets. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry twice, in 1957 and again in 1989. Wilbur was appointed as the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987. He taught at Wesleyan... Handout