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Director of the Northwest Writing Institute Kim Stafford wins regional art fellowship

October 07, 2008

In September, Kim Stafford, associate professor and director of the Northwest Writing Institute, won a $20,000 fellowship from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, an honor awarded once a year to a local artist. Stafford plans to use this fellowship on his project Pilgrim at Home: Local Encounters Beyond the Epoch of the Car, a compilation of essays written about the walking life of Portland. Stafford is writer in residence at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, in addition to serving as the literary executor for William Stafford’s estate.

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