"All This Happened Long Ago - It Happens Now" by Iris Tillman Hill | Reading & Book Signing
CDS's founding director, Iris Tillman Hill, will read from her recently published collection of poems. Hill's chapbook, "All This Happened Long Ago - It Happens Now" (Main Street Rag Publishing, 2018), was a finalist for the publisher's 2017 Cathy Smith Bowers Chapbook Contest. Hill will also be signing copies of her chapbook. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the reading will begin at 7 p.m.
Iris Tillman Hill grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and published poems, many years ago, in The Grecourt Review when she was an undergraduate at Smith College. After working as editor-in-chief at university presses in Texas, Georgia, and North Carolina, she became the founding director of Duke's Center for Documentary Studies (1989-1998). In recent years she returned to writing poetry. Her poems have appeared in Tar River Poetry; The Comstock Review; Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal; and Love (Jacar Press); Generations: A Journal of Ideas and Images; drafthorse: a lit journal of work and no work (online); the 2012 Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival's Chapbook; and others.