Jack Stadler, longtime board member (beginning in 1961) and treasurer of the Poetry Society of America from 1966-1994, died in Westchester this past Friday, November 12th. Jack and his wife Ralynn were beloved members of the PSA community and are pictured here at PSA Awards ceremonies and assorted events over the decades together and with their children, John and Anne.
In 1981, he founded the annual Poet-in-Residence Program, Poetry Seminars, and Writing Seminars for Young Poets at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The Stadler Center for Poetry, located in the University's Bucknell Hall, was dedicated in1988.
In 1984, he was awarded the PSA's highest honor, the Frost Medal, in recognition of his distinguished service to literature. Continue Reading Post