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Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman Protest Keystone Pipeline February 14, 2013: Poets & Writers points us to the news that poets Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman, among others, are protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Their collective action address: We’re here today to show the depth of our resolve that President Obama take immediate, decisive action against climate change—to show that if the [...] by

Poetry of the Unknown, Robert Hass and E.O. Wilson in Conversation December 11, 2012: Yesterday, NewScientist reported on a recent conversation between former US poet laureate Robert Hass and evolutionary biologist E. O. Wilson that took place last week at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. As Amy Maxmen reports, "Though the pair ended up in very different ends of academia, both men spent their childhoods [...] by

Review of Robert Hass’s Collection of Essays, What Light Can Do August 14, 2012: Check out this review from SF Gate in which Gayle Brandeis discusses Robert Hass's new collection What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World. Here's a sample. Make the jump to read the entire review: Hass is frustrated when people don't take the time to open their eyes and learn about the world around them [...] by

IOWA’S MISSION CREEK FESTIVAL- PART ONE. April 9, 2012: Like any great film, I thought I'd start the story of Iowa's recent Mission Creek Festival with it’s end, then go back and start you off at the beginning.  So here it is.  Standing before you (above you?), tagged, tickled and pickled in Talisker.  How did we get here, you ask?  How did the Iowa Writer's Workshop and all it's glory get to [...] by