Collected Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
C. K. Williams' Collected Poems covers a lifetime's concern with ethics and personal morality. As his work proceeds, he develops a quality of consciousness and empathy that some would describe as a soul. In this conversation, this accessible and plainspoken poet plumbs the depths, as we trace his concerns from poem to poem.
Read an excerpt from Collected Poems.