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“Vertebrate” by Ernest Hilbert in 32 Poems

By On August 2, 2022

My poem "Vertebrate," which will appear in my book Storm Swimmer (UNT Press, 2023) is in the new issue of the astoundingly good magazine 32 Poems (No. 39, Spring Summer 2022). Many… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with an Evening of Poetry in Translation, Featuring Dorothy Tse, James Shea, and Ryan Wilson

By On June 21, 2022

Please join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction by Dorothy Tse, James Shea, and Ryan Wilson, upstairs at Fergie’s Pub, hosted by Philly-favorite, poet John Wall Barger, and series creator, Ernest… Read More

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“The Really Marvellous Exhibition of Cynanthropy”: Watch Ernest Hilbert and Others Read at Bloomsday

By On June 17, 2022

679–747) at the Rosenbach Museum & Library's annual Bloomsday, now back for the first time in three years, and what a smashing success it was. You can watch the whole day's readings… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reads from the “Cyclops” Chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses for the Rosenbach Library’s Annual Bloomsday

By On June 1, 2022

The Rosenbach Library & Museum's famed Bloomsday is back in person this year, just in time for the 100th anniversary of James Joyce's daunting, celebrated, challenging, and exhilarating modernist masterpiece Ulysses. I… Read More

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“Grease Monkey” by Joshua Eric Williams

By On May 20, 2022

Joshua Eric Williams is a disabled veteran, poet, and nature writer from Carrollton, GA . He won the 2014 Eclectic Poetry Award, and his haiku collection, The Strangest Conversation, was an honorable… Read More

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“Alchemericana” by Ernest Hilbert

By On April 28, 2022

My poem "Alchemericana" appears alongside another of my poems, "Little Cause," in the latest issue of THINK magazine, Winter/Spring 2022, volume 12.1. … Read More

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“In Paradisum” by Ernest Hilbert Appears in Philadephia Stories Magazine

By On March 25, 2022

My poem “In Paradisum,” which will appear next year in my book Storm Swimmer, appears in the Winter 2022 issue of Philadelphia Stories magazine, available at dozens of cafes, bookstores, and libraries… Read More

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“In the Future” by Anton Yakovlev

By On March 9, 2022

Anton Yakovlev’s latest chapbook Chronos Dines Alone, winner of the 2018 James Tate Poetry Prize, was published by SurVision Books. The Last Poet of the Village, a book of translations of poetry… Read More

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“Here on Earth” by Chad Abushanab

By On March 2, 2022

"Abushanab has hit the nerve and left it vibrating because poetry is just a theory, a set of equations, until it’s touched by the bravest writers, like this poet who coordinates ideas… Read More

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“On Realizing Poison’s ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn’ Has the Same Chords as the Replacements’ ‘Here Comes a Regular'” by Daniel Nester

By On February 23, 2022

Daniel Nester is the author of Harsh Realm: My 1990s, set to be published by Indolent Books in 2022. His previous books include Shader, How to Be Inappropriate, and The Incredible Sestina… Read More

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All-Star Lineup for E-Verse Equinox AWP Reading at UArts!

By On February 21, 2022

-Verse Equinox reading series has teamed up with Baltimore's HOT L reading series for an AWP blowout at the University of the Arts, featuring a star-studded cast of readers and no fewer… Read More

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“State Finals” by Sunil Iyengar

By On January 31, 2022

The poems in Sunil Iyengar’s A Call from the Shallows—classical motifs fixed in contemporary language—display an elegance rarely encountered in an era of professionalized, informal verse, as when his “roses in bloom,… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Storm Swimmer Selected by Rowan Ricardo Phillips as Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry

By On January 18, 2022

It is with considerable delight that I announce that my manuscript for a collection titled Storm Swimmer was selected by Rowan Ricardo Phillips as winner of this year's Vassar Miller Prize in… Read More

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Free Caligulan Tour Shirts

By On January 3, 2022

We have unearthed a long-rumored cache of Caligulan tour shirts (created for my third book) deep in the basement. If you'd like one, please message me directly. I'm happy to send as… Read More

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“New Year’s Eve” by Luke Stromberg

By On December 31, 2021

Luke Stromberg's work has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Criterion, The Hopkins Review, The Dark Horse, The Raintown Review, Think Journal, and several other venues. He works as an adjunct… Read More

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“After Learning of the Death of a Roommate I Hadn’t Seen in Forty Years” by David Sanders

By On December 29, 2021

avid Sanders is the author of two poetry collections from Swallow Press, Compass and Clock and Bread of the Moment. For twenty years he was the general editor of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, and he… Read More

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“The Wise Men” by Edgar Bowers

By On December 10, 2021

"Declared one of the 20th century’s masters by Harold Bloom, Bowers published five books of poetry in his lifetime: Collected Poems (1997); For Louis Pasteur (1990), which won the Bollingen Prize; Witnesses… Read More

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“A Christmas Sonnet (For One In Doubt)” by Edwin Arlington Robinson

By On December 8, 2021

From the publisher: Edwin Arlington Robinson's finely crafted, formal rhythms mirror the tension the poet sees between life's immutable circumstances and humanity's often tragic attempts to exert control. At once dramatic and… Read More

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“The Cultivation of Christmas Trees” by T. S. Eliot

By On December 7, 2021

In Eliot's poem, "the memories of childhood Christmases are kept alive through the experience of age and weariness, both the beginning and end of life coming together in the fear and love… Read More

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“Model-Train Display at Christmas in a Shopping Mall Food Court” by James Arthur

By On December 5, 2021

mes Arthur was born in Connecticut and grew up in Canada. He is the author of the poetry collection The Suicide's Son (Véhicule Press 2019) and Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press… Read More

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“Thanksgiving” by Kenneth Koch

By On November 25, 2021

"The funniest serious poet we have." - David Lehman… Read More

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Join Us at Fergie’s Pub to Celebrate the Publication of John Wall Barger’s New Book, Resurrection Fail, with an All-Star Cast of Readers

By On November 15, 2021

Come on out to Fergie's Pub to help celebrate the publication of E-Verse Equinox host John Wall Barger's latest book, Resurrection Fail, featuring an all-star cast of readers, hosted by the dashing… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox Welcomes Eduardo C. Corral, Spencer Short, and Cameron MacKenzie for Our Winter Event at Fergie’s Pub

By On November 15, 2021

Please join us for an evening of poetry by Eduardo C. Corral, Spencer Short, and Cameron MacKenzie upstairs at Fergie's Pub. … Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reads at the George F. Tyler Mansion in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

By On November 5, 2021

I was pleased to be invited to take part in the selection process for this year's Bucks County Poet Laureate competition alongside guest judge Maggie Smith. I will read with this year's… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Appears on a Special Halloween Episode of Rattlecast

By On October 26, 2021

I'll be appearing this Saturday night, October 30th, 8PM EST, to read some "horror" poems from my book Caligulan as well as a newer poem) on a Halloween episode of Rattlecast, the… Read More

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“Ian’s Arrow” is Now a T-Shirt!

By On October 21, 2021

American Apparel black t-shirt with "Ian's Arrow," a design drawn by 5-year-old Ian Hilbert for use on a signed-limited edition letterpress broadside series of his father's poem "Last Rites," issued in 2021… Read More

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“Is this Thing On?” on by Ernest Hilbert in the Hopkins Review (NSFW)

By On October 7, 2021

From The Hopkins Review, Volume 14, No. 2, including new sonnets by Terrance Hayes, Spencer Hupp, Paul Bone, Shane McCrae, Craig Santos Perez, and others, as well as Tess Taylor's essay "Buc… Read More

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“Fragments” by Leonard Gontarek

By On October 1, 2021

Leonard Gontarek is the author of seven books of poems, including Take Your Hand Out of My Pocket, Shiva. His poems have appeared in Field, Poet Lore, Verse Daily, Fence, Poetry Northwest,… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s “Last Rites” Appears as the First Installment of the Tollund Press Poetry Broadside Series (with Art by Ian!)

By On September 24, 2021

My poem "Last Rites," which first appeared in The Hudson Review, Autumn 2019, Volume LXXII, No. 3, appears as the first letterpress broadside from the newly founded Tollund Press, accompanied by artwork… Read More

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“Cast of Characters on My Eye Injury and Subsequent Infection Leading to Death” by John Poch Appears in Cocytus: A Dark Web Magazine

By On September 15, 2021

John Poch's striking and disturbing poem "Cast of Characters on My Eye Injury and Subsequent Infection Leading to Death" appears in the latest installment of Cocytus: A Dark Web Magazine. To visit… Read More