Brenda Hillman


Brenda Hillman is the author of 10 collections from Wesleyan University Press, most recently Extra Hidden Life, among the Days (2018), Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (2013), and Practical Water (2011). With her mother, Hillman recently co-translated At Your Feet, the poems of Ana Cristina Cesar (Free Verse Editions, 2018). She presently serves as a Chancellor at the Academy of American Poets. Named by Poets and Writers as one of fifty inspiring writers in the world, she lives in the Bay Area and is Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California.