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Ernest Hilbert Reads in DC for “Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review”

By On January 30, 2017

Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review Featuring Ernest Hilbert, Helena Chung, Natalie Shapero, Erica Dawson, and Mark Halliday The Loft @ Busboys and Poets 5th & K Streets 1025 5th Street… Read More

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“Two Portraits” by Ernest Hilbert in the Southwest Review

By On January 3, 2017

My poem "Two Portraits" appears in the new issue of the Southwest Review alongside poems by Denise Duhamel, A.M. Juster, Mary Jo Salter, Gerard Malanga, and others.… Read More

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“A Song for New Year’s Eve” by William Cullen Bryant

By On December 31, 2016

Happy new year, everyone. … Read More

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“Canoeing” and “Georgic” by Dara Mandle

By On November 3, 2016

Dara Mandle earned her BA in English from Yale, where she was awarded the Clapp Poetry Prize, and her MFA in poetry from Columbia. Her poems have appeared in Brooklyn Review, Painted… Read More

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“Warning” by A.M. Juster

By On September 20, 2016

"This is one of those rare occasions when both the original and the imitation are sui generis—like Jackie Gleason and Fred Flintstone!" - Alfred Nicol… Read More

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“The Green Man” by Jim Harrison

By On September 16, 2016

”Mr. Harrison’s novels and poems over the last two decades have been increasingly preoccupied with mortality, never so much as in Dead Man’s Float, his very good new book of verse. Here… Read More

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“The Dogdays” by J.V. Cunningham

By On August 17, 2016

“Cunningham's (1911-1985) precisely bitter epigrams deserve more admirers. Like Ben Jonson's, Cunningham's best lines often state his moral or stylistic goals: ‘The classic indignation, / The sullen clarity / Of passions in… Read More

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“My Father’s Dante” by Ernest Hilbert

By On August 16, 2016

"Ernest Hilbert is known for the sonnet, and rightfully so. In Caligulan, he doesn’t so much break free of that but makes it clear that whatever he does, whether with subject, verse… 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