Biographies Brenda Hillman (1951-)

Brenda Hillman was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1951. She is the author of 10 poetry collections, including Loose Sugar (1997), which was a finalist for the National Book Critic’s Circle Award, and Bright Existence (1993), which was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of American Poets. Hillman holds the Olivia Filippi Chair in Poetry at St. Mary’s College in California. 

Audio Recordings with Brenda Hillman

  • Stuart Dischell and Brenda Hillman reading their poems in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, March 25, 1999

Selected Works at the Library of Congress