Writer's Voice Reading

Sean Hill, poetry

Tuesday, March 29th, 7:30p.m.

Colusa 100A

 

Free & open to the public.  

Sponsored by the College of Humanities & Fine Arts & the Department of English.  This event is also supported in part by Poets & Writers through grants it has received from The James Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

For more information, contact Jeanne E. Clark, jeclark2@csuchico.edu

Born and raised in Milledgeville, Georgia, Sean Hill is the author ofDangerous Goods, awarded the Minnesota Book Award in Poetry, (Milkweed Editions, 2014) andBlood Ties & Brown Liquor,named one of the Ten Books All Georgians Should Read in 2015 by the Georgia Center for the Book, (UGA Press, 2008). He’s received numerous awards including fellowships from Cave Canem, the Region 2 Arts Council, the Bush Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, The Jerome Foundation, The MacDowell Colony, the University of Wisconsin, and a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. Most recently, he received a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared inCallaloo, Harvard Review,The Oxford American, Poetry, Tin House,and numerous other journals, and in several anthologies includingBlack Natureand Villanelles. Hill is an editor atBroadsided Press, a monthly broadside publisher. He’s currently a visiting professor in the creative writing program at UA-Fairbanks. More information, as well as poems, can be found at his website: www.seanhillpoetry.com.