Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Rick Hilles

From “A Map of the Lost World”

December 13, 2013 Rick Hilles has received a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, a Camargo Fellowship, and, most recently, a 2013 Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry from the Tennessee Arts Commission. He is the author of Brother Salvage, winner of the 2005 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and A Map of the Lost World (2012), and his poems have been published widely in literary magazines. He lives in Nashville and teaches poetry at Vanderbilt University. Hilles will read from his work on December 19, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville. The event is free and open to the public.

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