Poet Spotlight: Donna Hilbert

This is part of a series highlighting some of the poets anthologized in Poetry of Presence. We thank the poets for providing the material. Today we shine the spotlight on Donna Hilbert.

Donna Hilbert spotlight

Short Bio: My latest book is The Congress of Luminous Bodies, from Aortic Books. My work is anthologized in Boomer Girls, A New Geography of Poets, Solace in So Many Words, The Widows’ Handbook (Kent State University Press), and The Doll Collection (Terrapin Books), among others. My poems can be found monthly in the online magazine Verse-Virtual.com. I write and lead workshops in Long Beach, California.

Check out this 6/19/17 video interview that I did with Chicon Street Poets in Austin, Texas. The link also includes a video performance of my poem “Credo.” Coincidentally, the emcee for the evening reading there in Austin told me that her favorite of my poems was the one included in Poetry of Presence, so of course, I read it and plugged the book!

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