Presenter at Saturday Night@CIIS
Jane Hirshfield, whose work appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Orion, and five editions of The Best American Poetry, is the author of six prize-winning poetry collections, including After and Given Sugar, Given Salt, as well as a now classic book of essays, Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry.
Jane has also edited and co-translated several anthologies including Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women. In 2004, The Academy of American Poets honored her with the 70th Academy Fellowship for distinguished poetic achievement.
Jane joins Saturday Night@CIIS on December 5.