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Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman
is the author of nine prize-winning collections of poetry, most recently Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Named by Poets and Writers as one of the 50 most inspiring writers in the world, Hillman lives in the Bay Area where she is the Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary's College in Moraga.

Ecopoetry for Autumn

Oct 10 - 12 Begins in 2 months
with Brenda Hillman

Autumn comes to coastal California in microseasons: gourds and pumpkins swell in the fields, and the first rains come to the redwoods and cypresses. Keats called it “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” Autumn is a great time to be reading and writing inventive poetry that challenges our notions of what constitutes the “nature poem,” especially since all is not well with our relationships to the environment.

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