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Donald Hall
Born September 20, 1928 (1928-09-20) (age 91)
Hamden, Connecticut, US
Occupation Poet, writer, editor, critic.
Nationality United States
Period 1950–present
Genres poetry, essays, children's literature, memoirs, biography
Notable award(s) Robert Frost Medal (1991)
Spouse(s) Kirby Thompson (m. 1952–67)
Jane Kenyon
(m. 1972; died 1995)
Children Andrew
Philippa

Donald Andrew Hall, Jr. (born September 20, 1928), known as Donald Hall is 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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