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Hal Sirowitz (born 1949) is an American poet.

Sirowitz first began to attract attention at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe where he was a frequent competitor in their Friday Night Poetry Slam. He eventually made the 1993 Nuyorican Poetry Slam team, and competed in the 1993 National Poetry Slam (held that year in San Francisco) along with his Nuyorican teammates Maggie Estep, Tracie Morris and Regie Cabico..

Sirowitz would later perform his poetry on stages across the country, and on television programs such as MTV's Spoken Word: Unplugged and PBS's The United States of Poetry.

He has written six books on poetry and is arguably best known for the volumes Mother Said, My Therapist Said and Father Said.

Sirowitz is a 1994 recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Poetry and is the former Poet Laureate of Queens, New York. He worked as a special education teacher in the New York public school system for 23 years.He is married to the writer Mary Minter Krotzer.

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Total Books: 6
Father Said
2004 - Father Said (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781932360271
ISBN-10: 1932360271
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Before During  After Poems
2003 - Before During After Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781887128933
ISBN-10: 188712893X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Open City 7 The Rubbed Away Girl
1999 - Open City 7 the Rubbed Away Girl (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890447182
ISBN-10: 1890447188

My Therapist Said
1998 - My Therapist Said (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780609601303
ISBN-10: 060960130X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Mother Said
1996 - Mother Said (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517704974
ISBN-10: 0517704978
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.