EDWARD HIRSCH is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. A MacArthur fellow, he has published ten books of poems and six 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 DEMON AND THE ANGEL
Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic.--Booklist PRAISE FOR
HOW TO READ A POEM A lovely book, full of joy and
wisdom.--The Baltimore Sun A wise, exhilarating book; Edward
Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading