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Remembering William Jay Smith, Former Consultant in Poetry

Posted by: Peter Armenti

We were saddened to learn last week of the death of William Jay Smith, who served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1968-70. He was 97. The Washington Post notes: In a writing career that spanned more than 70 years, Mr. Smith published dozens of volumes of poetry, as well as …