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WILLIAM STAFFORD (1914-1993)
Prolific poet, wrote over 60 books; witnessed for peace as C.O. during World War II; won National Book Award for Traveling through the Dark; revered teacher; Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress; awarded numerous national and international poetry prizes.
LAWSON FUSAO INADA (1938—)
Oregon Poet Laureate; won American Book Award for Legends from Camp; interned during World War II; senior editor of major anthology of internment camp literature, only what we could carry; editor of The Big Aiiieeeee!, anthology of Chinese American and Japanese American Literature.