Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Congrats, Robert Haas and Phillip Schultz!

PWB sends our congratulations to poet Robert Haas who has just won a Pulitzer Prize for his book Time and Materials. This former poet laureate is a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He's the co-founder of River of Words, a non-profit organization that works to promote environmental and arts education.

Robert Haas was interviewed this week by Sierra Club Radio. To listen to him read selected poems from Time and Materials, plus hear his thoughts on the relationship between the environment and language then click here.

Poets Who Blog thanks the Sierra Club for honoring National Poetry Month by using their forum to highlight this talented and award winning poets work.

Mr. Haas will share this award with Phillip Schultz, who won for his collection of poetry titled Failure.

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