Brenda Hillman, MFA poetry professor, featured guest at Concordia University Montreal Writers Read

Concordia University Montreal, Quebec presents Brenda Hillman (with Robert Hass) as part of their Writers Read creative writing series.  

The evening will consist of a reading followed by Q&A March 27, 7pm-10pm, free and open to the public

Brenda Hillman at Heart's Desire Reading Event

Please join us at 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, for Hearts Desire, the monthly reading series of the Bay Area Public School, with Nada Gordon, Brenda Hillman, and Sara Jane Stoner at the Omni Oakland Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave. in the Disco Room.

Brenda Hillman appearing at "Geography of Hope: Women & Land" conference

Our own Brenda Hillman, Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry, will be one of several distinguished guests at the sold out  “Geography of Hope: Women and Land” conference March 13-14.

Brenda will be on a panel titled "What is the Work of a Writer in a Wounded World?"

Open Humanities Press Reviews Brenda Hillman’s "Seasonal Works With Letters on Fire"

Brenda HillmanSaint Mary's English Professor and poet Brenda Hillman's celebrated work "Seasonal Works With Letters on Fire," is reviewed by Open Humanities Press (OHP).

Brenda Hillman Wins Canada's Griffin International Poetry Prize

Brenda HillmanSaint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman has won Canada's prestigious Griffin International Poetry Prize.

California Book Awards honor Brenda Hillman

The ceremony for the California Book Awards on June 9th will honor Brenda Hillman for her book Seasonal Works With Letters On Fire.

Gold Medals Awarded to:

FICTION: Karen Fowler: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Putnam/Marian Wood

FIRST FICTION: Anthony Marra: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Hogarth

NONFICTION: Eric Schlosser: Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety, Penguin Press

POETRY: Brenda Hillman: Seasonal Works With Letters On Fire, Wesleyan University Press

Saint Mary's Brenda Hillman Wins Northern California Book Award for Poetry

Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman has been named the recipient of the 2014 Northern California Book Award for Poetry. Hillman was awarded the celebrated prize for her recent work Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, the fourth and final collection of poems in her series on the elements, which was published in August 2013 by Wesleyan University Press.

Boston Review Magazine Highlights Brenda Hillman's New Book

Boston Review, a bi-monthly magazine about literature and politics, features a review of Brenda Hillman's new book of poetry Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, the fourth book in the Saint Mary's English professor's poetry series about the four elements.

Napa Valley Register Covers Reading by Brenda Hillman and Robert Hass

The Napa Valley Register article "Two poets, one couple, to read their works in St. Helena," features interviews with Saint Mary's English professor and celebrated poet Brenda Hillman and her husband, and noted former U..S Poet laureate, Robert Hass about their upcoming poetry reading at in the Napa Valley area.  The renown literary couple will read selections from their works and sign books. Known worldwide for its viniculture, the area is also the location for the Napa Valley Writers Conference, which has presented both poets over the years. The reading, on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7p.m.


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