Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Poetic Obituaries: Acclaimed author and poet,

he [Peter Kane Dufault] wrote many pastoral verses on Columbia County scenery and wildlife. The first of his books of verse was published in 1954. Poems have appeared in many magazines, including the New Yorker, London Magazine and Poetry, and anthologies, including the 1996 Norton Anthology.

He is remembered for his live recitations and was twice the Visiting Poet at the Cheltenham Festival, in England, toured Ireland as Visiting Poet with Poetry Ireland, and was a visiting critic in poetry at Williams College.

from Legacy: The Berkshire Eagle: Peter Dufault
then Register-Star: The end of an era: Remembering poet Peter Dufault


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