Hedin, Robert (Alexander)

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HEDIN, Robert (Alexander)

HEDIN, Robert (Alexander). American, b. 1949. Genres: Poetry. Career: Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, AK, instructor in English, 1973-76; University of Alaska, Anchorage, visiting instructor in creative writing, 1976-77; Ecole Nationale d'Administration, Paris, France, teacher of English as a second language, 1978; University of Alaska, Fairbanks, visiting assistant professor of English, 1979-80; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, poet-in-residence, 1980-92, 1995-96; Loft Literacy Center, Minneapolis, MN, instructor, 1993-94, 1996-97; Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities, visiting writer-in-residence, 1995-96; University of Minnesota, lecturer, 1995-96, Edelstein-Keller Minnesota Writer of Distinction, 2001-02; Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, executive director, 1997-; Great River Review, editor, 1997-; St. Olaf College, visiting poet-inresidence, 2000-01. Publications: POETRY: Snow Country, 1975; At the Home-Altar, 1979; County O, 1984; Tornadoes, 1990; The Old Liberators, 1998. EDITOR OF ANTHOLOGIES: (with D. Stark) In the Dreamlight, 1984; (with G. Holthaus) Alaska, 1989; (with Holthaus) The Great Land, 1994; The Great Machines, 1996; The Zeppelin Reader, 1998; Perfect in Their Art, 2003. TRANSLATOR: In Lands Where Light Has Another Color: Poems of Rolf Jacobsen, 1990; Night Music: Poems of Rolf Jacobsen, 1994; B. Sortland, The Dream Factory, 2001; O.H. Hauge, The Bullfinch Rising from the Cherry Tree, 2001; R. Jacobsen, (with R. Bly and R. Greenwald) The Roads Have Come to an End Now, 2001; (with R. Bly) O.H. Hauge, Passing the Arctic Circle, 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, poems, translations from Swedish and Norwegian poetry, and reviews to periodicals. Address: PO Box 59, Frontenac, MN 55026, U.S.A.