John Haines

John Haines was born in 1924 and homesteaded in Alaska for many years. He is the author of many volumes of poetry and essays, including The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Congress.

Books by this author

Awards and Honors

Aiken Talyor Award for Modern American Poetry, Sewanee Review and The University of the South

USA Rasmuson Fellowship, United States Artists

Distinguished Artist Award, Rasmuson Foundation

University of Alaska Fairbanks Northern Momentum Scholar

Academy of American Poets Fellowship

Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement Award

Poet’s Prize

Individual Artist Award, Alaska Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship

Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship