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King Diamond Drummer Seen Wearing Ernest Hilbert’s Caligulan Tee Shirt

By On April 14, 2017

When King Diamond drummer Matt Thompson isn’t touring the world performing for thousands of screaming fans, he relaxes by reading Ernest Hilbert’s book Caligulan. He’s even been seen wearing the Caligulan tour… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Book Caligulan Selected as Winner of the 2017 Poets’ Prize

By On March 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Ernest Hilbert's book Caligulan has been selected as winner of the 2017 Poets' Prize.… Read More

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Literary Matters Reviews Ernest Hilbert’s Book Caligulan

By On February 27, 2017

Literary Matters is the online journal of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers.  Issue 9.2 includes a comprehensive review of Ernest Hilbert’s third book, Caligulan, by critic Robert Archambeau: “Little… Read More

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“An honest volume for dishonest times”: Caligulan as Not-Half-Bad Christmas Present

By On December 10, 2016

I'd be remiss if I didn't make at least a small seasonal push for my latest book Caligulan.… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert with Dawn Manning and Luke Stromberg at the Pen and Pencil Club

By On December 1, 2016

Since the birth of our son Ian in December, I haven't managed to get out to do very many readings. In fact, I've only managed two, the Hoboken Historical Museum and Colorado… Read More

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“Light Illumined” by Ernest Hilbert

By On August 11, 2016

"As anti-pastoral as Hilbert can be, he shares Robert Frost’s commitment to describing impressions as precisely as possible, which may offer, as it did Robert Frost, a 'momentary stay against confusion,' even… Read More

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Caligulan Lands in London and London Takes a Bite Out of It

By On July 28, 2016

Through the kind ministrations of noted bookseller and celebrated poet John Clegg, the London Review Bookshop (LRB) in London is now plentifully stocked with copies of my latest venture, Caligulan. … Read More

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“Kite” by Ernest Hilbert Scored for Voice and Cello by Christopher LaRosa

By On July 7, 2016

Follow along with the score as you listen to Chris LaRosa's setting of my poem "Kite" for voice and cello, featured on ContemporaryCompositionXX's youtube channel, performed by Rachel Mikol and Will Rowe,… Read More

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“Summer Scream” by Ernest Hilbert in the New Issue of Per Contra

By On June 29, 2016

My light-hearted summer "horror" poem "Summer Scream" appears in the new issue of Per Contra, an international journal of the arts, literature, and ideas.… Read More

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“Visible Spectrum” by Ernest Hilbert

By On March 25, 2016

“There are books of poetry that, if only readers could be induced to pick them up, might change their minds for good about the supposed incomprehensibility, preciousness, and irrelevance of modern poetry.… Read More

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Desk Copies of Ernest Hilbert’s Caligulan are Available for University Professors and Instructors

By On March 7, 2016

If you teach a course in contemporary American poetry and you'd like to try something new, consider requesting a desk copy of my latest book, Caligulan, from Measure Press. … Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Recent Publications and Other News February and March 2016

By On February 17, 2016

A quick update on some recent activity in the realms of poetry and opera for the edification of those who do not follow me on Facebook or Twitter.… Read More

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ERNEST HILBERT’S NEW BOOK, CALIGULAN, NOW AVAILABLE

By On September 30, 2015

Ernest Hilbert's third collection of poetry, Caligulan, is now available for sale. … Read More

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New York Book Launch for Ernest Hilbert’s Caligulan and Quincy Lehr’s Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar!

By On September 4, 2015

Come out to help celebrate two new books of poetry from Measure Press, Ernest Hilbert's Caligulan and Quincy Lehr's Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar… Read More

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“Meridian” by Ernest Hilbert

By On July 10, 2015

"Ernest Hilbert’s poems are beautifully made in their diction. The intelligence is clear." – Donald Hall… Read More

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“Human Interest” by Ernest Hilbert (with Audio)

By On July 8, 2015

Tough-minded and precise, Ernest Hilbert’s lyrics, like his old mirror left out at the curb, turn an unflinching gaze on pieces of inner and outer landscapes we often push to the periphery.… Read More

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“Kite” by Ernest Hilbert (with Audio)

By On July 2, 2015

"The comparisons to Lowell are just . . . What’s so attractive [in All of You on the Good Earth] is the colloquial nonchalance that transpires within the formal decorum. It’s quirkier,… Read More

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“Mineral Point” by Ernest Hilbert in the New Issue of Yale Review

By On January 7, 2015

Like Yale’s schools of music, drama, and architecture, like its libraries and art galleries, The Yale Review has helped give the University its leading place in American education. In a land of… Read More

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Jonathan Creasy Interviews Ernest Hilbert for New Dublin Press, Part One, Plus a New Poem, “Caligulan,” with Audio

By On September 16, 2014

Jonathan Creasy, an editor at New Dublin Press, conducted a comprehensive, long-form interview with me over the course of several months. The first installment has been published, along with a new poem,… Read More