We were saddened to learn today that Galway Kinnell passed away on October 28, 2014. Kinnell served on our Board of Chancellors from 2001 to 2007 and in 2010 received the Wallace Stevens Award, given to recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry.  His many poetry collections included The Book of Nightmares (1971), a book-length poem concerned with the Vietnam War; A New Selected Poems (2000), a finalist for the National Book Award; Selected Poems (1980), for which he received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; and Mortal Acts, Mortal Words (1980).

In remembrance, we've created a special tribute collection celebrating his life and work.

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