Robert Hass spent the summer of 1978 as the Frost Place’s resident poet. Each year a poet spends a number of weeks in Robert Frost’s former home.
Robert Hass’s Bio:
Robert Hass was born in San Francisco on March 1, 1941. He attended St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California and received both an MA and Ph.D. in English from Stanford University.
Hass has also co-translated several volumes of poetry withCzeslaw Milosz, most recently Facing the River (1995), and is author or editor of several other collections of essays and translation, including The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, and Issa (1994), and Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry(1984).
Hass served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997 and as a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets from 2001 to 2007. He lives in California with his wife, poetBrenda Hillman, and teaches at the University of California, Berkeley.
Resident Poets at The Frost Place in chronological order, since 1977:
Denis Johnson, Sherod Santos, Kathy Fagan, Christopher Gilbert, Pattiann Rogers, John Engels,
Julie Agoos, Rosanna Warren, Stanley Plumly, Robert Cording, Sharon Bryan, Mark Halliday,
Luci Tapahonso, David Graham, Jeffrey Skinner, Sue Ellen Thompson, Mary Ruefle, Mark Cox,
B. H. Fairchild, Gray Jacobik, Adrienne Su, Major Jackson, Laura Kasischke, Robert Farnsworth,
Jody Gladding, James Hoch, Rigoberto González, Adam Halbur, K. A. Hays, Paula Bohince