Lindsay Hill was born in San Francisco and graduated from Bard College. He has published six books of poetry since 1974, and his writing has appeared widely in literary journals. His debut novel, Sea of Hooks, is the product of nearly twenty years of work, and is one of the most celebrated novels of 2014-2015, winning the IPPY Gold Medal for Literary Fiction, the 2014 PEN Center USA Fiction Award, as well as being a Chautauqua prize finalist, and being short-listed for various other prestigious awards. Other projects have included the production of recordings of innovative writing under the Spoken Engine label, and the co-editing, with Paul Naylor, of the literary journal Facture. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, the painter Nita Hill.

Other Publications (Poetry)
Avelaval (Oyez, Berkeley, 1974); Archaeology (St. Luke's Press, Memphis, 1987); Kill Series (Arundel Press, Los Angeles, 1992); NdjenFerno (Vatic Hum Press, San Francisco, 1998); Contango (Singing Horse Press, San Diego, 2006; The Empty Quarter (Singing Horse Press, San Diego, 2010)

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