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Robert Hershon

Name  Robert Hershon
Role  Poet
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Books  Calls from the Outside World, The German Lunatic, Goldfish and Rose, How to ride on the Woodlaw, Little red wagon painted bl
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Robert Hershon, born and raised in Brooklyn, is a poet and the author of thirteen books.

Life

He has published fourteen books of poetry. Most recently, "Freeze Frame" (2015)"Goldfish and Rose" (2013);Into a Punchline: Poems 1984-1994 (1994), The German Lunatic (2000), and Calls from the Outside World (2006). His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry Northwest, the World, Michigan Quarterly, Ploughshares, and The Nation, among many others and in numerous anthologies. He has written for the blogs of Best American Poetry and The poetry Foundation.

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He is also the recipient of various awards, including two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and three from the New York Foundation for the Arts. He served as the executive director of the Print Center for 35 years and is a co-editor of Hanging Loose Press and Hanging Loose magazine in Brooklyn, NY. He has co-edited various collections, including Smart Like Me and Shooting the Rat, collections of High School writing.

He lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his wife Donna Brook. He has two grown children, Elizabeth and Jed.

References

Robert Hershon Wikipedia


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