Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Wyatt Prunty

"Bad Dog"

April 23, 2015 Sewanee poet Wyatt Prunty is the author of nine collections of poems, including The Lover’s Guide to Trapping. He will read from his new book, Couldn’t Prove, Had to Promise, at Parnassus Books in Nashville on April 24, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Joining him will be poet Adam Vines, author of The Coal Life.

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"The Returning Dead"

To mark Memorial Day, Chapter 16 reprints Sewanee poet Wyatt Prunty’s memorable poem

May 28, 2012 Wyatt Prunty, a native of Humboldt, Tennessee, is the author of seven poetry collections, most recently The Lover’s Guide to Trapping. His honors include fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation. Founding director of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he teaches creative writing at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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"Mole"

Wyatt Prunty, a native of Humboldt, Tennessee, is the author of seven poetry collections, and his honors include fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation. Founding director of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he teaches creative writing at the University of the South. To read an interview with Wyatt Prunty, please click here.

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