Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman has published ten collections with Wesleyan University Press, including Extra Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (2013) and Extra Hidden Life, among the Days (2019). Hillman is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary’s College of California.

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    Illustration: JR Korpa / Unsplash Sometimes i’m called an “activist-poet,” maybe to make my aesthetically odd poetry seem more relevant or marketable to audiences other than...

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