Join visiting poet Jane Hirshfield for a discussion about poetry and the creative writing process

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Poet Jane Hirshfield will be in Library 307 on Sept. 28, 2023, from 12 - 2 p.m., to talk with UAA and APU students about poetry and the creative writing process. Bring your questions and share some pizza. This event is part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the UAA/APU Consortium Library.

Parking is free for this event.

Event Details

Event Location - Library 307
Event Date - Sept. 28, 2023
Start Time - 12 p.m.
End Time - 2 p.m.

Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield is the author of ten collections of poetry and two now-classic collections of essays on poetry’s deep workings, and the editor of four co-translated books presenting world poets from the deep past. Hirshfield is one of American poetry’s central spokespersons for concerns about the biosphere and interconnection. Her honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations and from the Academy of American Poets; the Poetry Center Book Award and the California Book Award; her books have been long- and finalist-listed for the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and England’s T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry. Her work, translated into seventeen languages, appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and ten editions of The Best American Poetry. A former chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2019. Her latest work will be released in September in time for her visit to Anchorage.

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