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Ernest Hilbert with Christopher Childers in Philadelphia

By On May 20, 2024

I'll be reading Wednesday night, May 22nd, at 7PM, upstairs at Fergie's Pub. … Read More

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Ernest Hilbert in Wisconsin

By On May 6, 2024

I visited Appleton, Wisconsin from April 24th to the 28th for purposes of poetry and music, always a good reason to travel. The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra flew me out and put… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Poem “Marine Forecast” Appears in Image

By On April 1, 2024

My poem "Marine Forecast," from a book-in-progress called High Ashes, appears in issue 120 of Image magazine.… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert with Petr Hruška (Czech Republic) and Rob A. Mackenzie (Scotland) at Head House Books

By On March 11, 2024

I’ll be reading with poets from the Czech Republic and Scotland at the excellent Head House Books in Philadelphia. Come on by and check it out! Tuesday, March 19th, 6:30PM Head House… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with Timothy Donnelly and Matthew Buckley Smith

By On February 9, 2024

Join us for an evening of poetry with Timothy Donnelly and Matthew Buckley Smith upstairs at Fergie’s Pub (thanks, Fergie), hosted by Spencer Short and Ernest Hilbert.… Read More

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“Tlaloc” by Elijah Perseus Blumov

By On January 12, 2024

Elijah Perseus Blumov is a poet and the host of the poetry analysis podcast Versecraft, produced in partnership with the Ohio Poetry Association. His work has been published or is forthcoming in… Read More

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Luke Stromberg Interviews Ernest Hilbert for West Chester University Poetry Center

By On December 11, 2023

Listen to a recording of Ernest Hilbert's interview with Luke Stromberg as part of Hilbert's term as poet in residence at West Chester University, November 2023. Hilbert talks about his latest book… Read More

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Watch Ernest Hilbert’s Closing Reading as Poet-in-Residence at West Chester University

By On November 28, 2023

My two weeks as poet-in-residence at West Chester University included talks and class visits in the music, book history, literature, and writing programs, an hour long interview, a talk at the library's… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert to Judge the WCU Spencer Poetry Awards

By On November 27, 2023

I've been invited to judge a group of prizes at West Chester University's Poetry Center. This includes the Wil Mills Chapbook Award and several undergraduate awards for haiku, sonnet, villanelle, and Spanish… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Closing Reading for his Residency at West Chester University

By On November 23, 2023

For my closing reading at West Chester University I read two poems from each of my five books. Here is the full reading. … Read More

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Storm Swimmer Reviewed in The Hudson Review

By On November 14, 2023

My book Storm Swimmer is reviewed in the new issue of the The Hudson Review, Volume LXXVI, Autumn 2023. It looks to be a fantastic issue all around, as usual. … Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Returns with Paul Muldoon, Courtney Sender, and Patricia Davis-Muffett

By On October 24, 2023

Join us for an evening of poetry with Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon with short-story author Courtney Sender (from Boston), and poet Patricia Davis-Muffett (from Washington, DC) upstairs at Fergie’s Pub (thanks, Fergie),… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Appears on Sleerickets Podcast to Talk about Poetry Book Designs

By On September 15, 2023

Matthew Buckley Smith invited me onto his highly diverting and enjoyable poetry podcast Sleerickets to talk about poetry book design and much else besides. He's moved some of our two hour talk… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Returns with Robyn Schiff and Kathleen Ossip

By On July 26, 2023

Join us for an evening of poetry with Robyn Schiff and Kathleen Ossip upstairs at Fergie’s Pub (thanks, Fergie), hosted by Spencer Short, Ernest Hilbert, and Luke Stromberg. Bring your own poem or story… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert on Rattlecast: “You’re in an Element Much More Powerful than You Are”

By On July 24, 2023

I was invited onto Tim Green's Rattlecast, a livestreaming poetry reading and podcast series, to talk about my new book, Storm Swimmer. I appear from the 1:14 mark until 1:35. During the… Read More

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“Pelagic” from Storm Swimmer, with Audio

By On July 19, 2023

"Pelagic" first appeared in Hopkins Review, Volume 13, Number 2, Spring 2020. It appears in the book Storm Swimmer.… Read More

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E-Verse (Summer Solstice) Equinox Reading Series Returns to Fergie’s Pub

By On May 31, 2023

Join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction with Warren Longmire, Gregory Crosby, and Lynn Levin, upstairs at Fergie’s Pub (thanks, Fergie), hosted by Ernest Hilbert, Luke Stromberg, and Spencer… Read More

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Judgement Final Decree Listening Party at Broken Goblet Brewery, June 11th

By On May 31, 2023

Thrashback Records has reissued the songs of the classic hardcore thrash band Judgement, as chronicled here. The members of the band will be gathering at Broken Goblet Brewery at 6PM on Sunday,… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Wins the Meringoff Award for Poetry

By On May 25, 2023

Ernest Hilbert won the annual Meringhoff Writing Award for Poetry given out by the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. Garrett Hongo was also a recipient of the poetry award this… Read More

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The Final Decree: Ernest Hilbert’s Thrash Metal Band, Judgement, Gets the Deluxe Reissue Treatment from Thrashback Records

By On May 24, 2023

Yes, I was in a heavy metal band called Judgement, a hardcore thrash band, to be precise, in the late 1980s and early 90s, on bass, writing songs and lyrics as well… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Book Storm Swimmer in the Washington Post Book Club Newsletter

By On May 5, 2023

This weekend's Washington Post Book Club Newsletter has much to say about banned books, Bridgerton, Tom Hanks, book to prepare for the coronation, and more, but they also make room for my… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Storm Swimmer Reviewed in The Spectator

By On May 3, 2023

My latest book, Storm Swimmer, is reviewed in the May issue of The Spectator, World edition. They are unimpressed by the new Lana Del Rey (still, I have two copies of the… Read More

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“Easter Sunday” by Christopher Bernard

By On April 6, 2023

Christopher Bernard is author of the novels A Spy in the Ruins, and Voyage to a Forgotten Planet, the short-story collections Dangerous Stories for Boys and In the American Night, and The… Read More

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Listen to a Podcast on Ernest Hilbert’s Poem “Last Rites”

By On March 24, 2023

A podcast called Versecraft, by a young bookseller and poet named Elijah Perseus Blumov, analyzes one poem per episode, line by line, word for word, at times, to explain how it works… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with Andrew Hallman, Courtney Bambrick, and George Elliott Clarke!

By On March 6, 2023

Join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction by novelist Andy Hallman, poet Courtney Bambrick, and all the way from Canada George Elliott Clarke, upstairs at Fergie’s Pub (thanks, Fergie),… Read More

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Two Poems by Ernest Hilbert in the Bennington Review

By On February 26, 2023

Two of my poems appear in the new issue of The Bennington Review, "My Autocorrect Always Changes Poems to Problems" and "Salvaging." … Read More

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Join Us for the Philly Launch of Ernest Hilbert’s New Book Storm Swimmer

By On February 21, 2023

Join us for the Philly launch of Ernest Hilbert’s New Book Storm Swimmer hosted by John Wall Barger, featuring special guests David Hale Sylvester and April Lindner… Read More

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Alfred Nicol Translates Julien Vocance’s One Hundred Visions of War from the French

By On February 13, 2023

“Don’t miss reading Julien Vocance’s One Hundred Visions of War, marvelously translated by Alfred Nicol. Drawing from the brevity of traditional Japanese haiku, Vocance’s fascinat- ing French haï-kaï bear witness to the horrors of war… Read More

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Storm Swimmer by Ernest Hilbert Available for Pre-Order

By On February 10, 2023

Storm Swimmer, Ernest Hilbert's fifth collection of poetry, was selected by Rowan Ricardo Phillips as winner of the 2022 Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. The book will be published in April 15th,… Read More

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Tollund Press Releases A.E. Stallings’ “Ghazal for the 50th Daniad” Signed-limited Broadside

By On January 30, 2023

Tollund Press, of Essex County, Massachusetts, has issued its third signed-limited, collectible broadside, "Ghazal for the 50th Daniad" by A. E. Stallings, priced at a very reasonable $20. Cheap! I've got a… Read More