"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

bio picThis week meet Hilary Rogers King, author of The Maid’s Car. Hilary was born and raised in Virginia, lived in Atlanta for the last twenty years. In Atlanta, Hilary was active as a poet and playwright. She helped found The Atlanta Women’s Poetry Collective and Atlanta Women in Theatre, two groups created for women artists to connect and collaborate. Hilary’s poems have appeared in Blue Fifth Review, The Cortland Review, PANK, Gertrude,Vinyl Poetry and other fine publications. Hilary is also an accomplished playwright. In December 2015, Hilary moved with her family to the Bay Area of California for her husband’s job. She looks forward to discovering the poetry scene in Silicon Valley, or creating one.

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Her first book of poetry, The Maid’s Car was released last summer by Aldrich Press.


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Interview at Pank


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