Awards & Winners

Donald Hall

Date of Birth 20-September-1928
Place of Birth Hamden
(New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Donald Andrew Hall, Jr.
Profession Poet, Editor, Critic, Writer, Author
Donald Hall is an American poet, writer, editor and literary critic. A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard and Oxford, Hall is the author of over 50 books across several genres from children's literature, biography, memoir, essays, and including 22 volumes of verse. Regarded as a "plainspoken, rural poet," Hall's work "explores the longing for a more bucolic past and reflects the poet’s abiding reverence for nature." Early in his career, he became the first poetry editor of The Paris Review, a prominent quarterly literary journal, and was noted for interviewing poets and other authors on their craft. Hall is respected for his work as an academic, having taught at Stanford University, Bennington College and the University of Michigan, who has made significant contributions to the study and craft of writing. On 14 June 2006, Hall was appointed as the Library of Congress's 14th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Hall served as poet laureate for one year.

Awards by Donald Hall

Check all the awards nominated and won by Donald Hall.


L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award
Honored for : Without


Nominations 1993 »

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National Book Award for Poetry The museum of clear ideas


Nominations 1989 »

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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry One Day


Nominations 1979 »

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National Book Award for Biography and Autobiography Remembering Poets: Reminiscences and Opinions


Nominations 1956 »

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National Book Award for Poetry Exiles and Marriages


James Laughlin Award
Honored for : Exiles and Marriages