William C Williams

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) was one of the leading modernist poets of his generation.

Robert Pinsky, editor, is the author of numerous books of poetry and criticism, including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996. His History Of My Heart (1984) received the William Carlos Williams Prize, awarded by the Poetry Society of America. From 1997 to 2000, he served as United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.