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Poet Gary Snyder to Enter California Hall of Fame

From UC Davis' University News:

Professor Emeritus and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder will be inducted into the California Hall of Fame next week, acknowledged for, among other achievements, influencing a generation of writers at UC Davis.

The California Hall of Fame, in its biography of Snyder, calls him “one of the most significant environmental writers of the 20th century and an influential figure in the ecology movement.” The hall notes that he has lived sustainably for nearly 50 years in an off-the-grid home he built.

Snyder, who served on the English department faculty from 1986 to 2001, also is lauded for his service as the first chair of the California Arts Council.[...]

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