Edward Hirsch

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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 100 Poems to Break Your Heart. 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.

Edward Hirsch's Published Work

  • 100 Poems to Break Your Heart

    100 Poems to Break Your Heart

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  • The Heart of American Poetry

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  • Stranger By Night

    Stranger By Night

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  • The Essential Poet's Glossary

    The Essential Poet's Glossary

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  • How to Read a Poem: And Fall In Love with Poetry

    How to Read a Poem: And Fall In Love with Poetry

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