Edward Hirsch

Edward Hirsch is an American poet who has a PhD in Folklore. His tenth poetry collection Stranger by Night (Knopf, 2020) explores old age and contains elegies to many poet friends. He is also the author of five prose books, several about poetry and reading poetry. Poet’s Choice (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006) contains the popular columns he wrote for the Washington Post.

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