Edward Hirsch

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General Information

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Name: Edward Hirsch

Pen Name: None

Born: January 20, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/157

Email: eh@gf.org


Photo Credit: Julie Dermansky

Illinois Connection

Edward Hirsch was born in Chicago, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Edward Hirsch received the National Book Critics award, Prix de Rome and was president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He now lives in New York.

Published Works

  • On Love, Knopf, 2000
  • Earthly Measures, Knopf, 1994
  • The Night Parade, Knopf, 1989
  • For the Sleepwalkers, Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1998
  • How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry, Harcourt Brace, 1999
  • Responsive Reading, University of Michigan Press, 1999
  • The Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Expression, Harcourt Brace, 2003
  • The Night Parade, Knopf, 2003
  • Lay Back the Darkness, Knopf, 2003
  • Wild Gratitude, Knopf, 2003
  • Poet's Choice, Harcourt, 2006
  • To a Nightingale: Sonnets and Poems from Sappho to Borges, George Braziller, 2007
  • Special Orders: Poems, Knopf, 2008
  • The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, Knopf, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Night Parade: Poems

ISBN: 0679722998
Release Date: 2003-11-04

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For the Sleepwalkers (Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry)

ISBN: 0887482511
Release Date: 1998-10-01

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

ISBN: 0151004196
Release Date: 1999-03-22

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Responsive Reading (Poets on Poetry)

ISBN: 0472066927
Release Date: 1999-06-14

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Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration

ISBN: 0613618459
Release Date: 2003-04

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The Night Parade: Poems

ISBN: 0679722998
Release Date: 2003-11-04

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Lay Back the Darkness: Poems

ISBN: 0375415211
Release Date: 2003-03-18

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Wild Gratitude

ISBN: 0375710124
Release Date: 2003-03-18

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Poet's Choice

ISBN: 015101356X
Release Date: 2006-04-03

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To a Nightingale: Sonnets and Poems from Sappho to Borges

ISBN: 0807615870
Release Date: 2007-09-17

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Special Orders: Poems

ISBN: 0307266818
Release Date: 2008-03-11

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The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems

ISBN: 037541522X
Release Date: 2010-03-09

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Literary Awards

Pablo Neruda Presidential Medal of Honor, Embassy of Chile, Office of the Ambassador, 2004; MacArthur Fellowship (1998-2002) several others

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Edward Hirsch on WorldCat

Edward Hirsch on Amazon

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