Edward Hirsch, a nationally recognized and awarded poet, addresses the audience at Writers in the Library on Sept. 30. Hirsch, a MacArthur Fellow, has published eight books of poems, including "The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (2010)," which brings together 35 years of work. He has also written four prose books, including national bestseller "How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry" (1999). He also edits the series "The Writer's World" (Trinity University Press).