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Kloefkorn, William

 Person

Biography

William Kloefkorn received his M.S. from Emporia State University in 1958. He started teaching in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s English Department in 1962 and, made Professor Emeritus 1997, he continued teaching poetry writing. Named the Nebraska State Poet by the Nebraska unicameral in 1982, William Kloefkorn is an author of books of poetry, collections of short stories and children’s Christmas stories, and memoirs. He began Nebraska’s “poets in the schools” program.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Kloefkorn, Collected Materials

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0193
Scope and Contents

One folder containing newspaper clippings related to William Kloefkorn. The clippings contain information about William Kloefkorn’s poems and their subject matter as well as information about Kloefkorn himself, including his career choices and his participation in a kite-flying contest.

Dates: 1972-1978