Ken Haas lives in San Francisco where he is a partner in a healthcare venture capital firm and has created, and continues to sponsor, a weekly poetry writing program at UCSF Children’s Hospital which employs facilitators from California Poets in the Schools. His poems have been published widely in the magazines and anthologized in The Place that Inhabits Us (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2010) and the Marin Poetry Center Anthology (2012 and 2013). He has been an active participant in the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. You can find out more about him at