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C. K. Williams is an American poet. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1936. He graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, and received his higher education at the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career as a poet in the early 1960s.

He was a National Book Award finalist poet for Repair (1999). He is author of books including The Bacchae of Euripides, A Dream of Mind, Love about Love, Misgivings: My Mother, My Father, Myself, Poetry and Consciousness, Repair, and Selected Poems.

He teaches in the creative writing program at Princeton University, and divides his time between Princeton and Paris.