Rick Hilles

Rick Hilles’s first full-length collection, Brother Salvage (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006), was selected by Kim Addonizio for the 2005 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize and subsequently named the 2006 Poetry Book of the Year by ForeWord Reviews. His work has appeared in Harper’s, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, Paris Review, and Witness. He was the 2002-2003 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholar and has taught at the University of Wisconsin in Madison as well as the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In 2008, he received a Whiting Writers’ Award. His most recent book, A Map of the Lost World, was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in 2013. He currently teaches in the MFA Program at Vanderbilt University and lives in Nashville.

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