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Donald Hall

Donald HallAKA Donald Andrew Hall, Jr.

Born: 20-Sep-1928
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 23-Jun-2018
Location of death: Wilmot, NH
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Proctor Cemetery, Andover, NH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The One Day

Father: Donald Hall
Mother: Lucy Wells
Wife: Kirby Thompson (div. 1969, one son, one daughter)
Son: Andrew Hall
Daughter: Philippa Smith
Wife: Jane Kenyon (poet, m. 1972, d. 1995 leukemia)

    High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
    University: BA, Harvard University (1951)
    University: B. Litt, Oxford University (1953)

    US Poet Laureate (2006-07)
    Massachusetts State Official Poet Laureate (1984-89)
    The Paris Review Poetry Editor (1953-62)
 
    Romney Victory Inc.
 
    Guggenheim Fellowship (twice)
    Caldecott Medal 1980 for Ox-Cart Man
    National Book Critics Circle Award 1989 for The One Day
    National Medal of Arts 2011
 
    Vasectomy

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Baseball (18-Sep-1994) · Himself

Author of books:
Exiles and Marriages (1955, poetry)
The Dark Houses (1958, poetry)
String Too Short to Be Saved (1961, memoir)
A Roof of Tiger Lilies (1964, poetry)
The Alligator Bride (1968, poetry)
Marianne Moore (1970, criticism)
The Yellow Room (1971, poetry)
Writing Well (1973, criticism)
The Town of Hill (1975, poetry)
Kicking the Leaves (1978, poetry)
Goatfoot Milktongue Twinbird (1978, criticism)
Ox-Cart Man (1979, juvenile)
To Read Literature, Fiction, Poetry, Drama (1981, criticism)
The Weather for Poetry (1982, criticism)
Fathers Playing Catch with Sons (1985)
The Happy Man (1986, poetry)
The One Day (1988, poetry)
Old and New Poems (1990, poetry)
Life Work (1993, memoir)
The Old Life (1996, poetry)
Without: Poems (1998, poetry)
The Painted Bed (2002, poetry)
Willow Temple: New and Selected Stories (2003, short stories)


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