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.

PBS NewsHour Interviews Saint Mary's Brenda Hillman

The PBS NewsHour features an interview with Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman about her new book "Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire." Hillman spoke with Jeffrey Brown, the NewsHour's chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society, about her latest collection of poetry.  

NPR Reviews New Book By Saint Mary's Brenda Hillman

NPR features a review of "Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire,” the fourth book by Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman in her poetry series focusing on the four elements. Hillman's previous books, Cascadia, Pieces of Air in the Epic and Practical Water, addressed earth, air, and water.  A 1993 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Hillman, who is the Olivia C.

Brenda Hillman Named to 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry

Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman has been named to the Longlist for the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry. Hillman was nominated for the prestigious prize for her latest collection of poetry Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire,  which was published in August by Wesleyan University Press.

Brenda Hillman and alumna Rusty Morrison read at Studio One Presents

Our faculty director and poetry professor Brenda Hillman and alumna Rusty Morrison (poetry, '99) will read at Studio One Presents--The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral.

Thursday, February 21st @ 7:00 PM

Beverages and snacks will be served.
The event starts promptly @ 7:00 PM

MFA Open House and Happy Hour

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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 18:00 to 19:30

Please join us for an MFA Open House Happy Hour with wine, cheese, and music!

Brenda Hillman featured on Verse Daily

Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program Director Brenda Hillman's poem "After the Feast at the Year's End" has been featured on Verse Daily, an independently owned daily publication of quality poetry.

MFA Open House Happy Hour

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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 18:00 to 19:00
Please join us for a MFA Open House Happy Hour with wine, cheese, and music!  Have questions about the application process or the MFA program in general?  Alumni of our program will be on site to tell you about their student experience and let you know how their MFA influenced their lives after graduation.  Professors Marilyn Abildskov (creative nonfiction), Brenda Hillman (poetry), and Lysley Tenorio (fiction) will also be there to answer your questions.  


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