Writer, poet, retired English Professor at Linfield College, Barbara Drake introduces the Centennial celebration of William Stafford's birth at the Nicholson Library on the Linfield College campus. She reads a Stafford poem and one of her own. Barbara Drakes has published several books of poetry, prose and a text book on poetry writing titled Writing Poetry, widely used in Colleges and Universities.
For two years Barbara Drake was the president of the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County. She created the Terroir Creative Writing Festival, as she says, "to increase the literary density of Yamhill County." This year's Terroir Festival will be Saturday April 19th at theChemeketa Community College McMinnville campus.
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