Roger Hecht was born in New York City in 1926, the younger brother of fellow poet and former Consultant in Poetry Anthony Hecht. He authored five books of poetry, including 27 Poems (1966), Parade of Ghosts (1976), and Burnt Offerings (1979). Hecht was an advisory editor at Voyages: a National Literary Magazine and died in 1990.
Audio Recordings with Roger Hecht
- Roger Hecht reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Apr. 3, 1967