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Robert Hass

Robert Hass is a former US Poet Laureate (1995 – 1997) who has published several poetry collections, most recently Summer Snow (Ecco, 2020). His collection Time and Materials (Ecco, 2008) won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Hass is the author of multiple books of essays, including What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World (Ecco, 2013), a recipient of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spiel-Vogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Hass has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship and the National Book Critics Circle award. He is currently a professor at the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley.


Styles of Eating

Winter 2023 | Poetry

She’d gathered ramps in the woods, although she found them
A hyperbole of the food world, an over-priced scallion

With a finish of garlic scapes. But finding them in the forest,
He thought, and picking them with her strong hands,