Programs and Tours
Edward Hirsch, Zell Distinguished Poet in Residence in conversation with Linda Gregerson
Edward Hirsch, a MacArthur Fellow, has published The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (2010), which brings together thirty-five years of poetry from seven previous collections, including For the Sleepwalkers (1981), Wild Gratitude (1986), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Night Parade (1989), Earthly Measures (1994), On Love (1998), Lay Back the Darkness (2003), and Special Orders (2008). He has also written five prose books, including How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry (1999), a national bestseller, Poet's Choice (2006), and Magical Devices: A Poet’s Glossary (forthcoming 2014). He edits the series "The Writer's World"; (Trinity University Press). He has edited Theodore Roethke's Selected Poems (2005) and co-edited The Making of a Sonnet: A Norton Anthology (2008). He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature, amongst other awards. He taught at Wayne State University and the University of Houston, and now serves as president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. UMMA is pleased to be the site for the Zell Visiting Writers Series, which brings outstanding writers each semester. The Series is made possible through a generous gift from UM alumna Helen Zell ('64). For more information, please see http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/grad/mfa/mfaeve.asp.
Thursday, 07 November, 2013
Helmut Stern Auditorium
University of MichiganMuseum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354