Robert Hershon, Artful Poet Who Published Poets, Dies at 84

He was a founder of Hanging Loose Press, which started as a loose-page poetry journal and became a book publisher as well. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Jane Juska, who wrote about late-in-life sex, dies at 84

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