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    Edward Hirsch’s (www.edwardhirsch.com) tenth book of poems, Stranger by Night, will be published by Knopf in 2020. His sixth book of prose, 100 Poems to Break Your Heart, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2021.



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    Jane Hirshfield’s most recent books are The Beauty, longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award, and Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World, winner of the 2015 Northern California Book Award (see WLT, May 2015, 120, 126). Her ninth poetry collection, Ledger, will appear in early 2020 from Knopf. Hirshfield served as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 2012 to 2018.



  • H. L. Hix’s recent books include a poetry collection, Rain Inscription (2017), an art/poetry anthology, Ley Lines (2014), and a translation of selected poems by Estonian peasant poet Juhan Liiv, Snow Drifts, I Sing (2013), translated in collaboration with Jüri Talvet. 



  • Tammy Lai-Ming Ho is the founding co-editor of Asian Cha and an editor of the academic journal Hong Kong Studies. She is an associate professor at Hong Kong Baptist University and a recipient of the Young Artist Award in Literary Arts presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.



  • Sy Hoahwah is Yappituka Comanche/Southern Arapaho. He is the author of the poetry collections  Night Cradle and Velroy and the Madischie Mafia. Hoahwah’s poetry has also appeared in the Florida Review, Indiana Review, and Shenandoah. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship.



  • Klaus Hoffer lives in Graz, where he has born in 1942. He has also published essay and story collections and examinations of Kafka’s work. He taught German literature in Austria, Senegal, and the US and was writer in residence at Grinnell College and Washington University, St. Louis. He is a prominent translator of such authors as Kurt Vonnegut, Nadine Gordimer, Raymond Carver, Joseph Conrad, and Lydia Davis.



  • Paul Holzman is a North American writer, translator, and musician living in Buenos Aires. He is currently translating Kike’s novel Que de lejos parecen moscas and investigating the mysterious Argentine composer Guindowsky. He can be read or heard at goodairyanki.blogspot.com.ar.



  • Syrine Hout is chair of the Department of English at American University of Beirut, where she is a professor of English and comparative literature. She is working on a monograph on multilingualism in anglophone Lebanese fiction. Previously, she has published essays on the post-1995 Lebanese exilic novel and Rabih Alameddine in WLT.



  • LeAnne Howe (Choctaw) is the author of Choctalking on Other Realities (2013), winner of the inaugural 2014 MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; the novels Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story (2007); Shell Shaker (2001), winner of the American Book Award (2002); and the poetry collection Evidence of Red (2005). The excerpts here are from her current manuscript, Savage Conversations. She is the Edison Distinguished Professor of American Literature at the University of Georgia.



  • Tiffany Higgins is a poet, translator, and writer on the environment and Brazil. Her writing appears in Granta, Guernica, Poetry, and elsewhere.



  • Hwang Tong-gyu was born in 1938 in Sukch’on, South P’yongan province, in what is now North Korea. Author of fourteen poetry collections and five prose books, he has received the Hyondae Award, Midang Award, and Ku Sang Award.



  • Kim Hyesoon, a prominent contemporary poet from Korea, has published ten collections of poetry. Her poetry in translation includes Mommy Must Be a Fountain of Feathers (2008), All the Garbage of the World, Unite! (2011), and Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrowcream (2014).


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