Robert Hedin

b. 1949
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Poet Robert Hedin was born and raised in Red Wing, Minnesota. He studied at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. After living in North Carolina, France, and Alaska for many years, he returned to Red Wing and founded the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, an artists’ retreat. Much of Hedin’s poetry is set in the landscape of the Midwest. His most recent book of poems is Poems Prose Poems (Red Dragonfly Press, 2013). He has also translated the work of several Norwegian poets.

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POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

LIFE SPAN 1949–

Robert Hedin

Biography

Poet Robert Hedin was born and raised in Red Wing, Minnesota. He studied at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. After living in North Carolina, France, and Alaska for many years, he returned to Red Wing and founded the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, an artists’ retreat. Much of Hedin’s poetry is set in the landscape of the Midwest. His most recent book of poems is Poems . . .

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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