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Past Event

Max Ritvo Poetry Series: Featuring Brenda Hillman

March 7, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lenfest Center for the Arts

Brenda Hillman is the author of ten collections of poetry: White DressFortressDeath TractatesBright ExistenceLoose SugarCascadiaPieces of Air in the EpicPractical Water, for which she won the LA Times Book Award for Poetry, Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, which received the 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize and the Northern California Book Award for Poetry; and her most recent Extra Hidden Life, Among the Days. In 2016 she was named Academy of American Poets Chancellor. Among other awards Hillman has received are the 2012 Academy of American Poets Fellowship, the 2005 William Carlos Williams Prize for poetry, and Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.

The annual Max Ritvo Poetry Series is organized in memory of Max Ritvo ’16, author of Four Reincarnationsand The Final Voicemails, and co-author of Letters from Max.

Co-presented by The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities

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