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September 20, 1928|
Hamden, Connecticut, US
|Died||June 23, 2018
Wilmot, New Hampshire, US
|Occupation||Poet, writer, editor, critic.|
|Genre||poetry, essays, children's literature, memoirs, biography|
|Notable awards||Robert Frost Medal (1991)|
|Spouse||Kirby Thompson (m. 1952–67)
(m. 1972; died 1995)
Donald Andrew Hall, Jr. (September 20, 1928 – June 23, 2018), known as Donald Hall was an American poet, writer, editor and literary critic. He became the first poetry editor of The Paris Review (1953–1961). On June 14, 2006, Hall was appointed as the Library of Congress's 14th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (commonly known as "Poet Laureate of the United States"). Hall served as poet laureate for one year.
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