Heidelberg University will host the annual William Stafford Birthday Celebration at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23. The celebration of Stafford’s poetry is free and is open to the community. The event will be held in Herbster Chapel, Pfleiderer Hall.
The focus of the William Stafford Birthday Celebration is nature poetry. Those who attend are welcome to participate in the celebration by reading their favorite Stafford poem or their favorite nature poem. The celebration is an opportunity to share in fellowship and also to enjoy cookies, coffee and poetry readings.