Hatlen, Burton (1936 - 2008)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly, Poetry

Burt Hatlen, who Stephen King called the "greatest English teacher I ever had" was a poet. Hatlen was born in 1936 in California. Fro the majority of his professional life he taught English at the University of Maine. He was instrumental in the founding and expansion of the National Poetry Foundation. He died in 2008.

Selected Bibliography

  • I wanted to tell you 1988 Poetry
  • William Carlos Williams and the language of poetry edited and with a preface by Burton Hatlen 2002

Selected Resources