Professor CD Wright weaves oral histories, news reports and interviews into her poetry. Her latest volume, "One With Others," looks back at the civil rights era in her native Arkansas. To view video and transcript log-on to PBS NewsHour.
In April 2011, Forrest Gander was one of two poets to receive the Witter Bynner Award at a ceremony which took place at the Library of Congress. The Witter Bynner fellowships are used to support the writing of poetry.