हैसो क्रुल / Hasso Krull
Hasso Krull (b. 1964) has been teaching literary and cultural theory at the Estonian Institute of Humanities since 1990. He has published several collections of poetry including “Mustvalge”, “Pihlakate meri”, “Luuletused 1987-1991”, “Jazz”, “Kornukoopia”, “Meeter ja Demeeter”, “Talv” and “Neli korda neli”. He has also published 3 collections of essays – “Katkestuse kultuur”, “Millimallikas” and “Loomise mõnu ja kiri”. He has won several prizes for poetry and criticism, including the Annual Prize of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia for essays in 1998 and 2007, the Annual Prize of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia for poetry in 2002, the Baltic Assembly Prize for literature in 2005 and the Tallinn University Literary Prize in 2007. His poems have been translated into Finnish, Swedish, Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Slovenian, Russian, Galician and Latvian.
He also translates poetry from French, English, Dutch, German, Finnish, Swedish and Spanish. In Spring 2001, he co-founded a poetry translation quarterly “Ninniku” together with Kalju Kruusa.