About Robert Epstein

Robert Epstein is a licensed psychologist who rediscovered haiku in the 1990s after mysteriously developing chronic health problems that severely shortened his attention span. His poetry is informed by a longtime study of Eastern philosophy and spirituality--Zen and Taoism, in particular.

Haiku Poets Focus on What Matters Most: An Interview with Robert Epstein

Robert Epstein has invested years in conceiving and writing books, among them a series of impressive haiku anthologies. This National Poetry Month, I am delighted to post an interview with him that gets to the heart of how haiku connects us to the sacred and demonstrates what we come to poetry for — to understand and to share … Continue reading

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