Kim Stafford

Oregon, United States

Member Since: 12/02/2011


Kim Stafford is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared (Trinity University Press, 2012); The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer's Craft (University of Georgia Press, 2003); Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford (Graywolf Press, 2002); and Having Everything Right: Essays of Place (Confluence Press/Penguin, 1986).He directs the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College. He holds a Ph.D. in Medieval Literature from the University of Oregon, and has taught writing workshops across the country, and in Italy, Scotland, and Bhutan.He serves as the literary executor for the Estate of William Stafford, and coordinates activities for "The William Stafford Centennial 2014: 100 Years of Poetry & Peace."

Website: www.kim-stafford.com


Publications

  • 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared , Trinity University Press (September 11, 2012)
  • The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer's Craft , University of Georgia Press (2003)
  • Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford , Graywolf Press (2002)
  • A Thousand Friends of Rain: New & Selected Poems , Carnegie-Mellon University Press (1998)
  • Having Everything Right: Essays of Place , Confluence Press (1986)

Awards

  • Citation for Excellence (Western States Book Awards)(1986)
  • Governor's Arts Award(1998)

Employment

  • Director, Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College (June 1986 - )

Degrees

  • Doctoral Degree in Medieval English Literature from University of Oregon (August 1979)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry