Mark Strand, Robert Hass, and Ted Hughes

“Every poem is a new start,” by Shiri Lev-Ari from, is an interview with poet Mark Strand. Among the colorful quotes: “I have a daughter who writes cookbooks and a son who is a waiter – food is a major topic for us.”


“Poet Robert Hass goes back in time with new work,” by Edward Guthmann from San Francisco Chronicle, is a profile/interview/book review of Hass and his latest collection of poetry, Time and Materials, which is already nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry.


“Portrait of a poet as eco warrior,” by Ed Douglas from Guardian Unlimited, profiles Ted Hughes and his involvement as an environmental activist. This article speaks of how this one passion has unfortunately been overshadowed by his relationship with Sylvia Plath.


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