Leonore Hildebrandt
The Next Unknown by Maine poet Leonore Hildebrandt

Leonore Hildebrandt

Leonore Hildebrandt has published poems in Cafe Review, Cimarron Review, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Quercus Review, among other journals. Her translations of Rilke’s Elegies have appeared in Cerise Press. Her letterpress chapbook The Work at Hand (Flat Bay Press) and a full-length collection The Next Unknown (Pecan Grove Press) are available at Flat Bay Collective.

Winner of the 2013 Gemini Poetry Contest, Leonore received fellowships from the Elizabeth George Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, and Maine Arts Commission. Her poem “Rock Me” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. A native of Germany, Leonore lives “off the grid” in Washington County, Maine, and teaches writing at the University of Maine. She is a member of the Flat Bay Collective and serves as an editor for the Beloit Poetry Journal.