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The Quarantine Tapes 173: Edward Hirsch

2021-03-24T18:13:25+00:00Multimedia, News|

EPISODE SUMMARY “As soon as something happens to you in America people start asking if you’re healing yet and they immediately start with the healing questions. It’s not that I’m against healing, I think healing is important, but you can’t--the only way to get out of grief is to get through it. And you

Edward Hirsch, The Art of Poetry No. 887

2021-03-18T19:14:57+00:00Multimedia, News|

Edward Hirsch is the author of ten poetry books, most recently Stranger by Night (2020). His debut, For the Sleepwalkers, published in 1981 when he was thirty-one, won the Lavan Younger Poets Award. It was followed by 1986’s National Book Critics Circle Award– winning Wild Gratitude. These first collections set the stage for others, such as

Stranger by Night

2021-03-11T23:10:21+00:00New Books, Poetry|

“Tender and unflinching . . . Hirsch balances heartfelt elegy with a celebration of the everyday. In these 48 poems of sensory remembrance, any door might open on the past . . . While later poems address Hirsch’s loss of eyesight, giving resonance to the collection’s title, readers will be grateful that the

Stranger By Night

2021-03-01T20:06:48+00:00Latest Publications|

Stranger by Night Audio Interview Poem EDITORIAL REVIEW Publishers Weekly With this tender and unflinching 10th collection, Hirsch (Gabriel) balances heartfelt elegy with a celebration of the everyday. In these 48 poems of sensory remembrance, any door might open on the past: “Yesterday I climbed the stairs/ and took the ‘L’/ to

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The Best American Poetry 2016

2020-08-31T15:26:10+00:00Edited works|

The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues—guest edited this year by award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the president of The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Pages: 240 pages Publisher:Scribner Language: English ISBN-13: 978-1501127557 Amazon.com BarnesAndNoble.com Books-A-Million.com IndieBound.com The Best American

The Essential Poet’s Glossary


"An instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student."—Washington Post Pages: 400 pages Publisher: Mariner Books, Paperback, 2016 Language: English ISBN-13: 9780544931237 Amazon.com BarnesAndNoble.com Books-A-Million.com IndieBound.com A Poet’s Glossary was an extraordinary achievement, a definitive source for poets and poetry lovers alike. Now, The Essential

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