Edward Hirsch


Edward Hirsch is a poet, critic, and peerless advocate for poetry. He has published ten books of poems, including Gabriel: A Poem and Stranger by Night, and five books of prose, including How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry, a national bestseller, and A Poet's Glossary, a full compendium of poetic terms. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at New York University and serves as president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.