Robert Hass

About

Robert Hass’s first book, Field Guide, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1973. Three more collections followed: Praise (1979), Human Wishes (1989), and Sun Under Wood (1996), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Hass served as poet laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997 and is currently a chancellor in the Academy of American Poets. He won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism for Twentieth-Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry (1984). He collaborated for years with Nobel Prize–winning Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz to bring his major works into English. Hass is a professor at the University of California at Berkeley.

Entries in Home Ground

alluvial fan
barchan dune
buffalo jump
chaparral
cordillera
cranny
den
fan pass
fell fields
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gate
groin
horizon
horn
jetty
moraine
moulin
patterned ground
promontory
wharf
seif dune