Stanley Plumly

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Plumly in October 2013

Stanley Plumly (May 23, 1939 – April 11, 2019) was an American poet. He wrote many poetry collections. He was the director of the University of Maryland, College Park creative writing program. He was very fond of John Keats and many other British poets from the Romantic era. He wrote a book about Keats called Posthumous Keats, published in 2008.[1]

Plumly was born in Barnesville, Ohio. He grew up in Ohio and Virginia.

Plumly died of multiple myeloma on April 11, 2019 in Frederick, Maryland. He was 79.[2]

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  1. "Stanley Plumly". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  2. Schudel, Matt (April 13, 2019). "Stanley Plumly, Maryland poet laureate who wrote of nature and memory, dies at 79". San Francisco Chronicle. The Washington Post. Retrieved April 14, 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)