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Thompson, Don, 1954- (Poet)



According to the Poetry Foundation, Don Thompson was born in Bakersfield, CA, in 1942. His publications include Been There, Done That (2002), Sittin’ on Grace Slick’s Stoop (2006), Turning Sixty (2008), Where We Live (2009), and Everything Barren Will Be Blessed (2012). Back Roads won the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize for 2008. Allan M. Jalon's profile of Thompson, “Planted in the San Joaquin,” appeared in the LA Times and remains available online. His poem "Turning Sixty" was published in the Parting Gifts magazine, a publication of March Street Press.

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Bio for Don Thompson

 Item — Box 69: Series Series 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 15
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Bio for Don Thompson.

Dates: 1987-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 1992-2009; Other: Date acquired: 2012