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NVWC Lecture - Brenda Hillman: "Finding a Form for 'Unacceptable' Emotions"

Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus

July 30, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $25 apiece / $90 four-lecture series / $175 all eight lectures

Brenda Hillman will give a lecture on the craft of poetry titled "Finding a Form for ‘Unacceptable’ Emotions" as part of the Napa Valley Writers' Conference.

Brenda Hillman is the author of 10 collections of poetry, including Extra Hidden Life, among the Days. Previous titles include Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, which received the Griffin International Poetry Prize in 2014, and Practical Water, which received the Los Angeles Times Prize for Poetry. She has also co-translated At Your Feet by Ana Cristina Cesar, forthcoming in 2018. With Patricia Dienstfrey, she co-edited the collection The Grand Permission: New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood. A longtime faculty member of the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, she is the Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at St. Mary’s College.