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C.K. Williams

Charles Kenneth Williams is an American poet who started writing poetry at 19, after taking only his required English classes at University of Pennsylvania.  He began his career as a[…]

Williams discusses his enjoyment of Anne Carson and reads his poem The Foundation.

C. K. Williams: It changes from time to time. At this very moment I’ve been reading a lot of Anne Carson and a lot of an Italian poet named Valeria Magraley [ph?] and those are my two poets at the moment but there’s always a handful that I refer to and there’s the old ones. One of the poems I’m going to read is about all my masters. Should I read that poem?

 

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