Robert Hass


Robert Hass was born in San Francisco. His books of poetry include The Apple Trees at Olema (Ecco, 2010), Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Time and Materials (Ecco, 2008), Sun Under Wood (Ecco, 1996), Human Wishes (1989), Praise (1979), and Field Guide (1973), which was selected by Stanley Kunitz for the Yale Younger Poets Series. Hass also co-translated several volumes of poetry with Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz and authored or edited several other volumes of translation, including Nobel Laureate Tomas Transtrรถmer's Selected Poems (2012) and The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, and Issa (1994). His essay collection Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry (1984) received the National Book Critics Circle Award. Hass served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997 and as Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. He lives in California with his wife, poet Brenda Hillman, and teaches at the University of California, Berkeley.


The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and...

Robert Hass and Edward O. Wilson



Robert Hass


20th Century Pleasures

Robert Hass and Hass


Sun Under Wood

Robert Hass


Rilke: New Poems

Rainer Maria Rilke


Rilke: New Poems

Rainer Maria Rilke


Into the Garden: A Wedding Anthology: Poetry and Prose on...

Robert Hass and Stephen Mitchell


Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005

Robert Hass


What Light Can Do PB

Robert Hass


Black Light

Galway Kinnell


Road-Side Dog

Czeslaw Milosz


Human Wishes

Robert Hass