Poet Naomi Shihab Nye describes Margaret's writing as “potent, clear-cut, honest – no posturing, no distractions. All heart and soul and care.”

You can learn more about Margaret' books and literary projects on this website. Her books can be read in your book club or by yourself. Here you can find upcoming reading events, both in-person and online, contact her to find out about her poetry classes, use her manuscript critique services, collaborate on a project, or surprise her.

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


“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 is a poet, teacher, and writing mentor, and has been a consultant to arts organizations throughout the country. She's author of six full-length collections of poems, a collaborative book with watercolor artist Sharon Demark, and a 2022 chapbook of poems about Glacier National Park. With Athena Kildegaard, she edited an anthology of poems about motherhood.