Poet's Choice (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156032674, 456pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2007
About the Author
EDWARD HIRSCH is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. A MacArthur fellow, he has published nine books of poems and five 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 Poet's Choice…
"In this loving, enthusiastic guide, one experienced reader’s warmth and openheartedness help to unlock the treasure of poetry for a world of readers."—O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE
"A deft curator, Hirsch shows you the best vantage point from which to view the 130 poems in this invaluable guide."—THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION