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Rick Hilles

Associate Professor

Rick Hilles is the author of Brother Salvage (winner of the 2005 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and named 2006 Poetry Book of the Year by ForeWord Magazine) and A Map of the Lost World (February 2012), listed as a “Top Pick” on Library Journal’s website, both with the University of Pittsburgh Press and three chapbooks, most recently My Roberto Clemente (2021/2022), which won the 2020 Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook competition,  with C&R Press. Among his honors are a Fulbright, a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, and fellowships from the Camargo Foundation (Cassis, France), the Stegner Program at Stanford, and the Institute for Creative Writing at U.W.-Madison.