The Living Fire

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The Living Fire

New and Selected Poems 1975-2010

By Edward Hirsch

Knopf Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780375710032, 237pp.

Publication Date: September 20, 2011

A comprehensive selection of one of our most beloved poet's rich and signifi cant body of work alongside a gathering of brilliant, deeply pleasurable new poems ("Booklist).

About the Author
Edward Hirsch is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry.A MacArthur fellow, he has published eight books of poems and four books of prose. He has received numerous awards and fellowships, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Rome Prize, a Pablo Neruda Presidential Medal of Honor, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature. He serves as president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in Brooklyn.

Praise For The Living Fire

“The everyday and the otherworldly temper each other in these excellent poems, and American poetry gains new strength as a result.” —The New York Times Book Review