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Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman

Hillman, Brenda
Title: Brenda Hillman
Reading Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Welcome-25231

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by Tyler Meier

Introduction-25233

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by Susan Briante

Opening Remarks and "As the Roots Prepare for Literature"-25235

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"To Spirits of Fire After Harvest"-25237

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"Some Kinds of Reading in Childhood"-25239

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"Grammar of This Life at Noon"-25241

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"Black Series"-25243

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Hillman, Brenda. Bright Existence. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England, 1993. 

"In High Desert Under the Drones"-25245

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"Experiments with Poetry Are Taken Outdoors (An Essay On Choosing a New Camera)"-25247

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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"The Forests of Grief and Color"-25249

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This poem has an extended epigraph from an essay by Judith Butler. Uncollected. 

"On a Day, in the World"-25251

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Hillman, Brenda. "On a Day, in the World." Kenyon Review 37.5 (2015): 40. Print.

"From Metaphor and Simile: Day 2"-25253

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Uncollected.

"From Metaphor and Simile: Day 3"-25255

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Hillman, Brenda. "From Metaphor and Simile: Day 3." Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion 8 (2015): n. pag. Web. 16 November 2015.

"From Metaphor and Simile: Day 4"-25257

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Uncollected. 

"From Metaphor and Simile: Day 5 and Day 23"-25259

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"From Metaphor and Simile: Day 5" is uncollected. "From Metaphor and Simile: Day 23" differs slightly from published version. 


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Hillman, Brenda. "From Metaphor and Simile: Day 23." Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion 8 (2015): n. pag. Web. 16 November 2015.

"Till It Finishes What It Does"-25261

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Dedicated to the poet's father, Jimmye Hillman. 


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Hillman, Brenda. Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 

"To a Desert Poet"-25263

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This poem was written for the dedication of the Poetry Center building in 2007.


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Hillman, Brenda. Practical Water. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2009. 

Reading Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Brenda Hillman reads from her books Bright Existence (1993), Practical Water (2009), and Seasonal Works With Letters On Fire (2013), along with uncollected and new poems. 

Brenda Hillman by Cybele Knowles

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