Wallace Stegner

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Wallace Stegner
Hall of Fame
1972

MA (1932), PhD (1935); established the Stanford Writing Program (1946) and served as its director for 26 years; won a National Book Award for The Spectator Bird (1976), five O. Henry Prizes (1942, 1948, 1950, 1955, 1964), and a Pulitzer Prize in fiction for Angle of Repose (1972); taught in the creative writing programs of the University of Wisconsin and Harvard University. Biographical sketch, courtesy Barnes & Noble. (Deceased.)