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Born in San Francisco, Calif., Robert Hass received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary's College and his masters and Ph.D. from Stanford University. After graduating, Hass wrote his first collection of poetry, Field Guide, which went on to win the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1973. Hass's second collection, Praise, won the Williams Carlos Williams Award in 1979. Selected by the Library of Congress as Poet Laureate of the United States in 1995-96, Hass has taught writing at the University of California at Berkeley since 1989. Hass has co-translated several volumes of poetry by Nobel Laureate and fellow colleague Czeslaw Milosz and is the editor of The Essential Haiku. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from The Essential Haiku: Versions of Bashō, Buson, and Issa
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Praise 262 copies, 2 reviews
Human Wishes 257 copies, 1 review
Sun Under Wood 255 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2001 (Editor) 211 copies
20th Century Pleasures 180 copies, 1 review
Field Guide 162 copies, 2 reviews
The Apple Trees At Olema 129 copies, 2 reviews
The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke (Introduction, some editions) 1,840 copies, 9 reviews
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (Translator) 728 copies, 6 reviews
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor) 672 copies, 3 reviews
The Practice of the Wild: Essays (Introduction, some editions) 538 copies, 4 reviews
New and Collected Poems: 1931–2001 (Translator, some editions) 529 copies, 2 reviews
Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor, some editions) 355 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 354 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2006 (Contributor) 190 copies, 5 reviews
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (Contributor) 189 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Poetry 1997 (Contributor) 162 copies
The Best American Poetry 2007 (Contributor) 156 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2008 (Contributor) 130 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2011 (Contributor) 75 copies, 4 reviews
A Treatise on Poetry (Translator, some editions) 71 copies, 2 reviews
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2019 (Contributor) 47 copies, 2 reviews
Song of Myself and Other Poems by Walt Whitman (Selection and Introduction) 45 copies, 2 reviews
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (Contributor) 30 copies, 1 review
Antaeus No. 18, Summer 1975 (Contributor) 1 copy

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