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Poet Jane Hirshfield on Fate and Choice

From: Elizabeth Austen
Length: 18:37

Literary producer Elizabeth Austen talks with poet Jane Hirshfield about how her newest collection, AFTER (Harper Perennial, 2006), reflects on the desire to control one’s fate.

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KUOW’s literary producer Elizabeth Austen talks with poet and long-time Zen practitioner Jane Hirshfield. In her newest collection, AFTER (Harper Perennial, 2006), Hirshfield considers what is – and is not – within our control.

 

Hirshfield is the author of five previous collections and a book of essays. The interview was recorded March 12, 2009 in the KUOW studios.

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Piece Description

KUOW’s literary producer Elizabeth Austen talks with poet and long-time Zen practitioner Jane Hirshfield. In her newest collection, AFTER (Harper Perennial, 2006), Hirshfield considers what is – and is not – within our control.

 

Hirshfield is the author of five previous collections and a book of essays. The interview was recorded March 12, 2009 in the KUOW studios.

Broadcast History

KUOW/KUOW Presents/April 13, 2009

Related Website

Jane Hirshfield: http://www.barclayagency.com/hirshfield.html