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Edward Hirsch Biography | Poet

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Edward Hirsch (born January 20, 1950) is an American poet and critic who wrote a national bestseller about reading poetry (not to be mistaken for E. D. Hirsch, Jr. ). He has published eight books of poems, including The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (2010), which brings together thirty-five years of work. He is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York City.