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William Stafford

William StaffordAKA William Edgar Stafford

Born: 17-Jan-1914
Birthplace: Hutchinson, KS
Died: 28-Aug-1993
Location of death: Lake Oswego, OR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Traveling Through the Dark

    High School: Liberal High School, Liberal, KS
    University: BA, University of Kansas (1937)
    University: MA, University of Kansas (1945)
    University: PhD, State University of Iowa (1955)
    Professor: Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR (1968-80)

    National Book Award for Poetry 1963 for Traveling Through the Dark

Author of books:
Down in My Heart (1947)
West of Your City (1960, poetry)
Traveling Through the Dark (1962, poetry)
Allegiances (1970, poetry)
Writing the Australian Crawl (1978)
A Glass Face in the Rain (1982, poetry)
An Oregon Message (1987, poetry)

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