Robert Hedin

Chap Achen

Robert Hedin was born in 1949 in Minnesota. He is the author, translator, and editor of nearly two dozen books of poetry and prose, including At the Great Door of Morning: Selected Poems and Translations. Awards for his work include three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry, a Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, and a McKnight Artist Fellowship. He has taught at Sheldon Jackson College, the Anchorage and Fairbanks campuses of the University of Alaska, the University of Minnesota, St. Olaf College, and Wake Forest University. He is Director Emeritus of the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and lives in Frontenac, Minnesota.

Awards and Honors

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships

Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship

McKnight Artist Fellowship