Brenda Hillman
Brenda Hillman

Brenda Hillman is the author of eight collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Practical Water. She is the Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif.

Poem
March 20 2012 5:45 AM “After a Very Long Difficult Day”
Poem
Sept. 11 1996 3:30 AMThe Mysteries
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.