Donald Hall was poet laureate of the United States from 2006 to 2007. He is the author of more than 50 works of poetry, prose, and drama. His many awards include the National Medal of Arts, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry, and the 1990 Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America.
Donald Hall, a former poet laureate of the United States, died on June 23 at age 89. This essay about life on Eagle Pond Farm in New Hampshire, where Hall lived and worked for more than 40 years, appeared in our Winter 2015 issue.
by Donald Hall | Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Driving through postwar Yugoslavia was nearly impossible, but a young poet and his new wife struggled through the desolate landscape to Athens