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Edward Hirsch, a MacArthur Fellow, has published nine previous books of poetry, including The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems and Gabriel: A Poem, a book-length elegy for his son. He has also published seven books of prose, among them How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry, a national best seller, and The Heart of American Poetry. He has received numerous prizes, including the National Book Critics Circle Award. A longtime teacher at Wayne State University and in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, Hirsch is now president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He lives in Brooklyn. — biography from Stranger by Night: Poems… (more)
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (Contributor) 1,213 copies, 9 reviews
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (Contributor) 751 copies, 10 reviews
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor) 727 copies, 3 reviews
The Future Dictionary of America (Contributor) 622 copies, 3 reviews
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (Contributor) 356 copies, 9 reviews
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 190 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2003 (Contributor) 169 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1998 (Contributor) 160 copies
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Contributor) 159 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1995 (Contributor) 156 copies, 1 review
Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems (Editor) 116 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1992 (Contributor) 100 copies
The Best Spiritual Writing 1998 (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review

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