C.D. Wright has won the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry for One With Others. Wright was among five nominees in the genre.
Read Steven Karl’s review of One With Others here.
Wright’s book, from Copper Canyon Press, was also a finalist for the National Book Award last fall. Terrance Hayes’ Lighthead, also nominated for the NBCC, won that award. Kathleen Graber’s The Eternal City also was nominated for both.
The other two poetry nominees were Anne Carson’s Nox and Kay Ryan’s The Best of It: New and Selected Poems. You can find reviews of all nominees here.
The awards ceremony took place at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium in Manhattan.