Donora Hillard

Poet

Harveys Lake, PA

Author's Bio

Donora Hillard is the author of the poetry book Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron; Cobalt Press, 2016) and several other books. She is also the author of The Aphasia Poems (S▲L, 2014) and other chapbooks of poetry and theory, as well as the NEA-produced one-act play The Plagiarist.

Hillard's work appears in Hint Fiction (W.W. Norton & Company), Hobart, LEVELER, OCCULUM, Pedagogy, Women in Clothes (Penguin Random House), and other anthologies and journals, and her projects have been featured on CNN, Lybba, MSNBC, the Poetry Foundation, and WBEZ Chicago (NPR). She lives in Harveys Lake, PA, home of the largest natural lake in Pennsylvania. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Women in Clothes (Penguin, 2014)
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Narrative (Discontinuities): Prose Experiments by Younger American Writers (Moria Books, 2013)
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Best of the Web 2010 (Dzanc Books, 2010)
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Hint Fiction (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010)
Books:
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: An Election Cycle (with Andrew Rihn) (Moria Books, 2017)
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Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron) (Cobalt Poetry Series, 2016)
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The Aphasia Poems (Solar Luxuriance, 2014)
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Covenant (with Zachary C. Bush) (Gold Wake Press, 2012)
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Theology of the Body (Gold Wake Press, 2010)
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Exhibition (Gold Wake Press, 2008)
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Parapherna (Dancing Girl Press, 2006)
Journals:
Artifice
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Birdfeast
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Conte
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Dusie
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Elimae
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Everyday Genius
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Frigg Magazine
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HER KIND
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Hobart
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Ilk
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Kill Author
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Night Train
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Occulum
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Pank
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Pebble Lake Review
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Revolution John
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Segue
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The Airgonaut
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The Orange Room Review
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Verse Daily
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Wheelhouse
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Disability, Incarcerated individuals, Mental Health, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Raised in: 
Back Mountain, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Nov 04, 2019