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Stranger by Night

2020-08-31T14:45:56+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

2020-08-31T15:28:34+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

Sneak Peek


Highly anticipated new publication, available February 2021! 100 Poems to Break Your Heart 100 of the most moving and inspiring poems of the last 200 years from around the world, a collection that will comfort and enthrall anyone trapped by grief or loneliness, selected by Edward Hirsch, the award-winning, best-selling,

In His Own Words


Readings and interviews with Edward Hirsch. "Quisque eleifend ac magna eu sodales. Sed ullamcorper bibendum lectus sed scelerisque. Quisque non consequat orci. Vivamus eu ex id erat luctus congue ac et libero" Morbi nec orci diam. Nullam pretium turpis et elit dapibus, nec rutrum odio tristique.

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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

Reading at the Free Library of Philadelphia


Over the course of eight collections of poetry, four books of criticism, and the long-running “Poet’s Choice” column in the Washington Post, Edward Hirsch has cemented his reputation as an attentive reader and an elegant poet, capturing what the Romantic poets called “the true voice of feeling.” His many honors include the National Book Critics Circle

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