Ed Hirsch & James Davis: Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize Reading

Apr 18, 2021

The Hammer's long-standing poetry series celebrates Poetry Month 2021 with the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize Reading. The Hecht Prize is sponsored by Waywiser Press, whose founder and editor-in-chief Philip Hoy, along with senior American editor Joseph Harrison, speak briefly about the history of the prestigious award. This year's judge is the distinguished poet Ed Hirsch, who presents the 2021 winner, James Davis. Both poets read from their work.