Brenda Hillman

Saint Mary’s Brenda Hillman Named Academy of American Poets Chancellor

Professor Brenda Hillman.The Academy of American Poets has named Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman as its newest Chancellor, an honorary position that has been held by som

Poetry Magazine Podcast Spotlights Brenda Hillman

Poetry Magazine Podcast logoPoetry Magazine's Podcast for January focuses on eco-justice and highlights the works of several writers, including Saint Mary’s English professor and celebrated poet Brenda Hillman.

Check out Professor Brenda Hillman's Reading at the University of Arizona's Poetry Center

On October 22, 2015, poetry Professor Breanda Hillman read for the University of Arizona's Poetry Center. She read from her books Bright Existence (1993), Practical Water (2009), and Seasonal Works With Letters On Fire (2013), along with uncollected and new poems. You can check it out here!

Professor Brenda Hillman's poem, "On a Day, in the World", is today's Poem of the Day at Poetry Daily!

A huge congrats to Professor Brenda Hillman, whose poem, "On a Day, in the World", is today's Poem of the Day at Poetry Daily! You can check it out here.

Professor Brenda Hillman's Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire is Reviewed by Tikkun Magazine

"Her ambitious 'practical miracles' aspire to elevate contemporary American poetry so that it might include...a multi-faceted, contemporary experience in equally various forms and music."

Professor Brenda Hillman's Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire was recently reviewed by Tikkun Magazine. You can check out the full review here.

Brenda Hillman, MFA poetry professor, featured guest at Harvard University's Morris Gray Reading

Brenda Hillman will be reading, signing books, and answering questions as the featured author of Harvard University's Morris Gray Reading Series. Monday March 30, at 5pm, Sever Hall, Harvard University.

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).