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Sam Hamill
Portrait of Sam Hamill

Sam Hamill has published fourteen volumes of poetry and more than twenty volumes of poetry translated from ancient Greek, Latin, Japanese, and Chinese. The co-founder of Copper Canyon Press, he served as its editor from 1972 to 2004. (updated 7/2010)

Hamill’s collection Destination Zero was reviewed in AGNI 43 by Sarah Randolf.

AGNI has published the following translations:

Poetry
Elegy
By Ikkyu Sojun
Translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
Night Talk in a Dream Chamber
By Ikkyu Sojun
Translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
My Hand Is Lady Mori’s Hand
By Ikkyu Sojun
Translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
My Love’s Dark Place is Fragrant like Narcissus
By Ikkyu Sojun
Translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
Face to Face with My Lover on Daito’s Anniversary
By Ikkyu Sojun
Translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill
AGNI 42 Print Only
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