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An Evening of Poetry Honoring William Stafford

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

On Tuesday, April 18 at 7pm the Lake Oswego Public Library and the Friends of William Stafford present an evening of poetry in honor of William Stafford. Featuring former Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen and Lake Oswego City Planner and Poet Scot Siegel.

William Stafford was born in Kansas in 1914, and later moved to Oregon where he taught English literature at Lewis and Clark College. Stafford published numerous volumes of poetry and prose during his lifetime including Traveling Through the Dark, for which he won the National Book Award in 1963.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library. The library is located at 706 Fourth Street, Lake Oswego.  For more information, contact Alicia Yokoyama at 503-534-4228 or