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William Stafford Biography | Poet

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William Stafford was an American poet and pacifist. He is considered one of the most prolific and important American poets of the last half of the twentieth century. Among his many credentials, Stafford served as consultant in poetry at the Library of Congress, and received the National Book Award for his poetry collection Traveling through the Dark (1963).