Former U.S. Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur, Chi '42, to be honored for 90th Birthday
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning poet Richard P. Wilbur, X'42, will turn 90 on Tuesday. Brother Wilbur, who currently teaches in the same position once held by Robert Frost, will be honored by faculty and students at Amherst College with readings of several of his own poems as well as those he has translated.
The reading will be held on Wednesday at 4:30 pm at Converse Hall at Amherst College with a celebratory public reception following.