Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Stanley Plumly is poet laureate of Maryland. His most recent poetry collection, "Old Heart" (W.W. Norton), was a National Book Award finalist. His work has been honored with eight Pushcart prizes, a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship and many other awards. He is a Maryland Distinguished University Professor and founded the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at the University of Maryland at College Park. His work has been published in The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, The Paris Review and elsewhere.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Stanley Plumly

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