W.D. Ehrhart will present at the 21st annual Edward R. Hallowell Lecture. A Marine Corps veteran, Ehrhart was featured prominently in the recent Ken Burns/ Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War. A Master Teacher of English and History at The Haverford School, his most recent books are Praying at the Altar (new poems) and W.D. Ehrhart in Conversation (collected interviews), both published in 2017.
The recipient of the President's Medal from Veterans for Peace, an Excellence in the Arts award from Vietnam Veterans of America, and fellowships from the Pew Foundation and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, his writing has appeared in hundreds of publications.