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Donald Hall

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20070406

The former state poet laureate of New Hampshire, Donald Hall has lived the last 30 years at the farm homestead of his ancestors, after retiring early from academia to devote his life to writing. In this program, Hall and host Angela Elam appear before an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, to talk about his long, illustrious career. He reads from his 2006 book White Apples and the Taste of Stone:Selected Poems 1946-2006

| Subject Matter: Ancestry, Academia, Writing | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: State Poet Laureate of New Hampshire |

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