Fall 2010 Lamont Poet Selected

Poet Robert L. Hass

The Lamont Poetry Committee has just announced that Robert L. Hass will be next fall’s Lamont Poet. Hass is an American poet who served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997. He was awarded both the 2007 National Book Award and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for “Time and Materials.” He’s scheduled to be on campus November 4th-5th for a reading that will be open to the public, and to meet with with students.

The 2009-20010 Lamont Poetry Committee. Back row, left to right: Todd Hearon, Brooks Moriarity, Matt Miller. Front row, left to right: Jane Cadwell, Jackie Thomas, Eimer Page, Tanya Waterman, and Ralph Sneeden.