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Contact & Location

Moscow

Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax
englishdept@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho
83844-1102

Robert Wrigley

Robert Wrigley


Office: Brink Hall, 217
Email: rwrigley@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: English Department - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English
Professor

With UI Since 1999


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Poetry
    • Poetry Writing
    • Poetics
    • Literature
  • Biography

    A former Guggenheim Foundation and two-time NEA Fellow, Robert Wrigley has published ten books of poetry.

  • Selected Publications
    • The Church of Omnivorous Light: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2013), in the UK
    • Anatomy of Melancholy & Other Poems (Penguin, 2013)
    • Beautiful Country, (Penguin, 2010) 
    • Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems, (Penguin, 2006)
    • Poems published in many periodicals, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, and The Yale Review.

            *See CV for full listings of publications, research, outreach and awards.

  • Awards and Honors
    • Residency, Liguria Study Center, Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy, 2011
    • Pushcart Prizes (six since 1989, most recently 2009)
    • The Poets’ Prize (2003)
    • Kingsley Tufts Award in Poetry (2000)
    • Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1996
    • San Francisco Poetry Center Book Award (1997)
    • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships (1978 and 1984)

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