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Edward Hirsch Reading & Book Signing

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3333 Regis Boulevard

Claver Recital Hall

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American poet and critic Edward Hirsch wrote the national bestseller, How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry. Hirsch has published nine books of poems, including The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (2010), which brings together thirty-five years of work, and Gabriel: A Poem (2014), a book-length elegy for his son that The New Yorker calls “a masterpiece of sorrow.” He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985 and a five-year MacArthur Fellowship in 1997. He received the William Riley Parker Prize from the Modern Language Association for the best scholarly essay in PMLA for the year 1991. He has also received an Ingram Merrill Foundation Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, a Pablo Neruda Presidential Medal of Honor, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature. He is a former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Hirsch is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York City.


Regis University

Lowell Campus, Park in Lower Lot 4

3333 Regis Blvd.

Denver, Co 80221

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