He Who Takes my Sorrow Away He who takes my sorrow away my friend has named her lover. Who wouldn’t wish for this, if only for an hour or... Read more →
Donna Hilbert’s latest book is Gravity: New and Selected Poems (Tebot Bach, 2018). Earlier books include The Congress of Luminous Bodies (Aortic Books), The Green Season, poems, stories and essays (World Parade Books), Mansions and Deep Red (Event Horizon), Transforming Matter and Traveler in Paradise (PEARL Editions). She has poems online at A Year of Being Here, Little Eagle’s RE/VERSE, Zocalo Public Square, Your Daily Poem, Serving House Journal and monthly, as a contributing writer, at Verse-Virtual. Her work is widely anthologized, most recently in Poetry of Presence (Grayson Books). She has led workshops for both beginners and professional writers in venues as varied as a men’s prison, an English public school, and literary programs including Aldeburgh Poetry and Ilkley Literature Festivals in the UK, and PEN Center USA West’s Emerging Voices Rosenthal Fellows. She writes and leads private workshops in Long Beach, California, where she makes her home.
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