Emily Hiestand

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Emily Hiestand (born 1947 Chicago) is an American writer and poet.

Life[edit]

She grew up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Art. In 1970, she moved to Boston, where she worked as a graphic designer. She studied at Boston University, with George Starbuck.[1]

She was an editor at Orion magazine and the Atlantic Monthly.[2]

Her work appears in Atlantic Monthly, Boston Globe Magazine, Bostonia, Georgia Review, Hudson Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, New York Times, Orion, Partisan Review, Prairie Schooner, Southeast Review, The Nation,[3] The New Yorker.[4][5]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

Essays[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • Robert Finch, John Elder, ed. (2002). "Zip-A-Dee-Do-Dah". Nature writing: the tradition in English. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-393-04966-4. 
  • Jorie Graham, David Lehman, ed. (1990). The best American poetry, 1990. Charles Scribner's Sons. ISBN 978-0-684-19187-4. 
  • Jim Elledge, Susan Swartwout, ed. (1999). Real things: an anthology of popular culture in American poetry. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-33434-3. 

Reviews[edit]

Emily Hiestand stretches the elastic border "around the place we call home," dissolving boundaries imposed by time and geography as she looks beneath the surface of the familiar.[6]

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