C.K. Williams is an American poet. Williams received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1974. The National Book Critics Circle award was given to him in 1987 for Flesh and Blood. In 2000, Williams won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection, Repair, and in 2003 won the National Book Award for The Singing. He has also received the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry. C.K William’s new collection, Wait, was published in May 2010 (FSG), and a prose study, On Whitman (Princeton University Press), was published in April. He teaches creative writing at Princeton University.