Edward Hirsch’s first collection of poems, For the Sleepwalkers, received the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York University and the Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets. His second collection, Wild Gratitude, won the National Book Critics Award.
Since then, he has published six additional books of poems and five prose books. He is the editor of Theodore Roethke’s Selected Poems and co-editor of The Making of a Sonnet: A Norton Anthology. He also edits the series “The Writer’s World” (Trinity University Press). Edward Hirsch taught for six years in the English Department at Wayne State University and seventeen years in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston. He is now president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
This instructor has the following classes scheduled:
Visiting Author Series: Poetic Models with Edward Hirsch - starting 03/31/2017
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