Recognized for crafting clear, creative, and compelling poems, Robert J. Tiess has been writing and publishing poetry since the 1980s, and he’s been working at popularizing and promoting poetry and literature since the 1990s.
Robert is a SUNY New Paltz graduate, where he earned his degree in English Literature, and he is a lifetime resident of New York State, where he has enjoyed a fulfilling career in public library service.
Robert’s poetry is unique, accessible, organic, evolving, expansive, motivated with a humanity and a humility and yet a passion for truth, a persistent zest for life and love, and a perpetual hopefulness.
In 2022, his critically-acclaimed debut poetry collection, The Humbling and Other Poems, became available in print and electronic editions.
His second book, May We Learn from the Earth: Nature Poems and Reflections on the Environment, will be published in July 2023.
For more about the poet and his writings, please visit his website (www.RobertJTiess.net).