Sam Hamill

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Sam Hamill is an American poet and the co-founder of Copper Canyon Press along with Bill O’Daly and Tree Swenson. He is also the initiator of the Poets Against War movement (2003), which he set up in response to the Iraq War.[1]

Hamill has been awarded the Stanley Lindberg Lifetime Achievement Award for Editing and the Washington Poets Association Lifetime Achievement Award.[2]

Poetry Books[edit]

  • Destination Zero: Poems 1970–1995 (1995).
  • Almost Paradise: New and Selected Poems and Translations (2005).
  • Measured by Stone (2007).


  1. ^ Sam Hamill, Poety Foundation.
  2. ^ Sam Hamill,

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