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Author: Robert Hershon

Robert Hershon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of several books of poetry, of which END OF THE BUSINESS DAY (Hanging Loose Press, 2019) and FREEZE FRAME (Pressed Wafer, 2015) are the most recent. Among his awards are two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Since 1966 he has been co-editor of Hanging Loose Press.

A Blue Shovel
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A Blue Shovel

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Hershon is "like an engaging Thoreau who wants to see what's right there, in the immediate world."—Robert Peters, Small Press Review

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CALLS FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD
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CALLS FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. The twelfth collection from poet Robert Hershon, CALLS FROM OUTSIDE THE WORLD, treats with equal ire the mundane and the ethereal, the monotonously present and the speculatively possible. "In the restaurant at the end of the world/ the waite...

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CALLS FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD
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CALLS FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "Bob Hershon's unsentimental eye for the touchingly odd, the amusingly odd, and the odd that needs correcting because it represents an important failure on the part of a person or a society is everywhere present in this terrific new book. He...

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End of the Business Day
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End of the Business Day

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "This is a badass book of poems and you will suffer if you don't find your way into its pages."—Anselm Berrigan"It doesn't get any better."—Robert Creeley

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Freeze Frame
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Freeze Frame

Pressed Wafer

Poetry. Film Studies. Set in the movie places of his youth, this book stars the Marx Brothers, Humphrey Bogart, Myrna Loy, Rhonda Fleming, Constance Bennet and a cast of thousanda. David Lehman calls the poems, "Movie poems that move skillfully betw...

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THE GERMAN LUNATIC
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THE GERMAN LUNATIC

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Robert Hershon, the legendary publisher of Hanging Loose Press, is a deft and moving writer in his own right. David Wagoner has described his work as both wildly funny and deeply serious and Robert Creeley has written it doesn't get any bett...

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The German Lunatic
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The German Lunatic

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "Writing poetry is as natural an act for Hershon as walking across the Brooklyn Bridge toward home. The author of 10 previous volumes and a tireless champion of poets and poetry, he is utterly at ease on the page: amused and amusing, convers...

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Goldfish and Rose
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Goldfish and Rose

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. GOLDFISH AND ROSE is Robert Herson's thirteenth book of poems. "One of the funniest, wittiest poets I know, and he's also one of those rare ones who can hit you right in the heart."—Bill Zavatsky, Poetry Foundation"It doesnt get any better."...

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Hanging Loose 78
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Hanging Loose 78

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Fiction. Art. Edited by Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, Mark Pawlak and Ron Schreiber.Since 1966, HANGING LOOSE has concentrated on presenting work by new writers and older writers who deserve a wider audience. The magazine prints poetry, ficti...

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Hanging Loose 79
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Hanging Loose 79

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Fiction. Art. Edited by Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, Mark Pawlak, and Ron Schreiber. HANGING LOOSE concentrates on presenting work by writers, both new and older, who deserve a wider audience. Contributors to this issue include David Barr, J...

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Hanging Loose 80
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Hanging Loose 80

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Nonfiction. Art. Edited by Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, Mark Pawlak, and Ron Schreiber. HANGING LOOSE concentrates on presenting work by writiers, both new and older, who deserve a wider audience. Contributors to this issue include Elsa Dorf...

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HOW TO RIDE ON THE WOODLAWN EXPRESS

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Into a Punchline: Poems 1984-1994
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Into a Punchline: Poems 1984-1994

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "Ten years of down-home poems that stay put...it doesn't get any better"—Robert Creeley.

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