Writers Read Present Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman
Writers Read presents award winning poets Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman for a free public reading.
Robert Hass was the poet laureate of the United States from 1995-1997. He won the 2007 National Book Award and shared the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for the collection Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005. In 2014 he was awarded the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets.
Brenda Hillman is the author of over ten full-length collections, most recently 2009’s Practical Water, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and 2013’s Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, which received the International Griffin Poetry Prize. Her additional awards include the 2005 William Carlos Williams Prize for poetry, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the Guggenheim Fellowship.