Curtis Legacy Initiative
Walt Curtis A to Z Samples
Walt Curtis ten poems
Walt Curtis William Stafford
Walt Curtis Clips
Walt Curtis Week Proclamation
The Walt Curtis Legacy Initiative supports his
May 2, 2010, as Great NW Bookstore on Portland's SW 1st Avenue went up
in smoke, Walt was there, having just moved into the venerable
building, its wing designed by iconic architect A.E. Doyle. The blaze
toasted the life business of his host Phil Wikelund, damaging much of
Walt's work. Yet he emerged singed but unscathed.
proclamation by Portland Mayor Sam Adams states, "civic minded friends
are uniting ... to reestablish his personal studio and residence and
consolidate his regional and international reputation."