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John Haines

Born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1924, John Haines studied at the National Art School, the American University, and the Hans Hoffmann School of Fine Art. He homesteaded in Alaska for over twenty years. He is the author of several major collections of poetry; a collection of reviews, essays, interviews, and autobiography, ""Living Off the Country"" (University of Michigan Press, 1981); and a memoir, ""The Stars, the Snow, the Fire"" (Graywolf Press, 1989). He has received numerous awards, including...See more