Garrett Hongo

Garrett Hongo’s new book of poems, Coral Road, is being published by Knopf in October. A longer memoir, from which this essay is excerpted, will appear in the Fall 2011 issue of Northwest Review, a volume dedicated to the poetry of Charles Wright.


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In the Charles Wright Museum

All around me were Charles’s lines and poems: his deck, the shrubs and flowers, the weather and hillside, and the Pacific below were all characters....

In the Charles Wright Museum
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