“Because we

are each a word in a great conversation,

and the word

is good.”


from the poem,

In the Great Conversation


by Margaret Hasse

Margaret Hasse, Poet, writes in a voice described by Naomi Shihab Nye as “potent, clear-cut, honest – no posturing, no distractions. All heart and soul and care.” You can read her books in your book club or by yourself, attend her readings, join her poetry classes, use her manuscript critique service, collaborate on a project, or surprise her.


Margaret Hasse, Consultant, is a multi-faceted consultant working in the Twin Cities of Minnesota and around the country. She has a 25-year track record in strategic planning, fundraising and grant writing, facilitating effective meetings, and evaluating. She also edits poetry manuscripts and facilitates writing workshops.



Recent News


Between Us won the Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MIPA) prize for the best book of poetry puzblished in thze region in 2017.


Common Good Books announced the winners of its annual poetry contest that included Hasse’s “Not Letting Go.” “Poems of experience” was the theme of the contest that provided ten $250 awards. To read the winning poems: http://www.commongoodbooks.com


Margaret's extensive archive is now a part of the University of Minnesota Library's Upper Midwest Literary Archives, here.




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