Galway Kinnell

Poet
2009Spring

Galway Kinnell was a prolific poet and authored more than a dozen volumes of poetry, including Imperfect Thirst, The Book of Nightmares, and Strong is Your Hold. During his extensive career, he was a MacArthur fellow, won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for his Selected Poems, and received the Frost Medal by the Poetry Society of America. He also served as Vermont’s Poet Laureate and as a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets.

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