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William Stafford

William Stafford was born in Hutchinson, Kansas in 1914. His first major collection of poems, Traveling Through the Dark (1962) was published when he was forty-eight. He is the author of 65 books of poems, including The Rescued Year (1966), Stories That Could Be True: New and Collected Poems (1977), and An Oregon Message (1987). He was also the author of the memoir Down My Heart (1947), and several books of essays. Among his honors and awards were the National Book Award, the Shelley Memorial Award, the Western States Lifetime Achievement Award in Poetry, and a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation. In 1970 Stafford was appointed the Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress, and in 1975, the Poet Laureate of Oregon. He taught at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon from 1948-1980. William Stafford died in 1993.

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William Stafford (1914-1993)
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William Stafford William Stafford was born in Hutchinson, Kansas in 1914. His first major collection of poems, Traveling Through the Dark (1962) was published when he was forty-eight. He is the author of 65 books of poems, including The Rescued Year (1966), Stories That Could Be True: New and Collected Poems (1977), and An Oregon […]
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