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Robert Hass

Poetry

Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau

Catalog Number: 20020724, 19980406

The U.S. Poet Laureate 1995-97, Robert Hass has been an acclaimed poet since the publication of his very first book Field Guide, which won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1973. Since that time, Hass has been awarded the MacArthur "genius" fellowship and has published numerous books, including the 1996 National Book Critics Circle Award-winning collection, Sun Under Wood. In this interview  conducted by the poet Michelle Boisseau, Hass discusses his work and reads from his work, old and new.

| Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award |

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