Holloway Poetry Reading: Brenda Hillman and Jane Gregory

Reading - Literary | April 24 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Brenda Hillman

 Jane Gregoryu, Berkeley English

 Holloway Reading Series

The Holloway Series in Poetry invites you to the final reading of the semester. Brenda Hillman, joined by Jane Gregory, will read on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30pm in the Maude Fife room (315 Wheeler Hall) at UC Berkeley.

The reading is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there, and please forward this notice widely!

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Brenda Hillman is the author of ten collections of poetry: White Dress, Fortress, Death Tractates, Bright Existence, Loose Sugar, Cascadia, Pieces of Air in the Epic, Practical 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.

Jane Gregory is from Tucson and lives in Oakland, where she's a graduate student at UC Berkeley. She is the author of YEAH NO (Song Cave, 2018) and MY ENEMIES (Song Cave, 2013), and she is co-founder and co-editor of Nion Editions, a chapbook press.

 mgriffin@berkeley.edu