11/2/1936 - 9/20/2015
Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet C.K. Williams
C.K. Williams, whose poems emphatically observed morality and suffering from perspectives as lofty as politics and as intimate as the cancer that ended his life, died Sunday, the Associated Press reports. He was 78.
According to the Associated Press, author Joyce Carol Oates, a close friend and former colleague at Princeton University, first reported Williams’ death.
Born Charles Kenneth Williams in 1936, he was raised in Newark, New Jersey and graduated from the University of...