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Ed Hirsch

Ed Hirsch currently serves as president of the John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in New York. As a beloved member of the University of Houston Creative Writing faculty, he was a tireless ambassador for poetry. His poetry publications include Wild Gratitude (1986), On Love (1998), Lay Back the Darkness (2003), and most recently the acclaimed Gabriel (2014).  As the author of the bestseller How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry (1999), his ability to inspire readers gained national recognition. He has received numerous awards and fellowships that include those from the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

(Spring 2015)

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Registration is Underway for April and May 2017 Courses!
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April 2017

Currently on tour!
Encountering Southern Culture: A Journey to Oxford and Memphis
Thursday, April 6 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
 

Getting Götterdämmerung
Apri 6 and 13, Private Homes
April 19, Dress Rehearsal, Wortham Theater

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May 2017
Storms, Passion, and Power: The Tempest

Four Tuesdays: May 2, 9, 16 and 23
Private Home, Houston Ballet Center for Dance, and the Brown Theater, Wortham Center

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Report Card: The First 100 Days
Monday, May 15, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Covenant Church, 4949 Caroline, 77004

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Save the Date for the Fall 2017 Study Tour!

House Party in Newport
Thursday, October 26 - Monday, October 30, 2017
Details to be announced in the Spring 2017 Brochure

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Fall 2017 course plans nearing completion! Watch for details.