William Kloefkorn





William Kloefkorn


Born
in Attica, Kansas, The United States
August 12, 1932

Died
May 19, 2011

Genre


William "Bill" Kloefkorn was a Nebraska poet and educator based in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was the author of twelve collections of poetry, two short story collections, a collection of children's Christmas stories, and four memoirs. Additionally Kloefkorn is professor emeritus of English at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Kloefkorn, who was born in Attica, Kansas, obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, and did additional graduate work at the University of Kansas and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Prior to teaching at Nebraska Wesleyan, Kloefkorn taught at Wichita State University and at Ellinwood High School in Ellinwood, Kansas.

In 1982, Kloefkorn was appointed State Poet of Nebraska, a pos
...more

Average rating: 4.13 · 163 ratings · 30 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
This Death by Drowning

4.07 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alvin Turner as Farmer

4.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Restoring the Burnt Child: ...

3.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Covenants: Poems

by
4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
Swallowing the Soap: New an...

by
4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nebraska: This Place, These...

by
3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
At Home on This Moveable Earth

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Going Out/Coming Back

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1995
Rate this book
Clear rating
Breathing in the Fullness o...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Loup River Psalter

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2001
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by William Kloefkorn…