Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Christian Wiman's first book, "The Long Home," won the 1998 Nicholas Roerich Prize His most recent book is "Hard Night "(Copper Canyon Press, 2005). His poems and essays appear widely in anthologies and magazines, including "The Atlantic Monthly," "Harper's," "Slate," "The Threepenny Review" and "The New Criterion." He has won numerous fellowships and awards, including a Pushcart Prize and a Gerald Freund Grant from the Whiting Foundation. He is the editor of "Poetry" magazine and lives in Chicago.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Christian Wiman