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Oct.25.2011
The new issue of the Haiku Society of America's excellent FROGPOND journal is out. The following interview appears there.   “At the Heart of The Heart of Haiku: An Interview with Jane Hirshfield”   This interview was conducted by email in August, 2011.   CE: Thank you, Jane, for...
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Oct.15.2011
Here's a link to a video of the full evening of San Francisco Litquake Festival's amazing Flight of Poets event, in which world class sommelier Christopher Sawyer pairs poets with wines, and curators Tess Taylor and Hollie Hardy introduce. Everything's here except the wines. A pity, that. Poets:...
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Oct.13.2011
 What Is American About Modern American Poetry—A Primer with Poems   (First presented as a talk at Fudan University, Shanghai, and Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunication, Nanjing, April 19 & 21, 2011, co-sponsored by the New York Institute of Technology’s “Crossing Borders...
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Oct.07.2011
The National Writing Project is compiling a collection of answers to the question, "Why Do I Write?" Some of them are taken from the published work of earlier writers, some are newly given. Here is their website: http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/3663 (This will become a resource for...
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Sep.29.2011
Continuing to provide interviews here, this time in a different format--here's the link to NPR radio program Forum, live interview Sept 28, 2011:    <http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201109281000>    
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Sep.23.2011
http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/09/a-co...September 23, 2011   A Conversation between Brian Bouldrey & Jane Hirshfield, Pt. 3   photo (c) Robert Hatch Photography (Ed. note:  This is the final installment of Brian Bouldrey's three-part interview...
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Sep.22.2011
Best American Poetry: A Conversation Between Brian Bouldrey and Jane Hirshfield from: http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/09/boul...   September 22, 2011 A Conversation between Brian Bouldrey & Jane Hirshfield, Pt. 2 photo (c) Robert Hatch Photography (...
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Sep.22.2011
September 21, 2011 A Conversation between Brian Bouldrey & Jane Hirshfield, Pt. 1   from: http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/09/best... (Ed. note:  This is the first installment of Brian Bouldrey's three-part interview with Jane...
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Sep.18.2011
As you might have guessed, I am not impressed by most of the contemporary poetry I read. Much of it is good prose but not by my definfition poetry. But in her new volume Come, Thief, poet Jane Hirschfield is on to something.
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Sep.16.2011
Attention, Solitude, and First Books: Jane Hirshfield in Conversation   by Jane Hirshfield The following is an interview with Jane Hirshfield conducted by Poets.org staff in August 2011. Hirshfield is the judge of the 2012 Walt Whitman Poetry Award from...