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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’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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Congratulations to Rebecca Wisniewski, Winner of the 2021 Poetry Out Loud Delaware State Championship with Poems by Ernest Hilbert, Emily Dickinson, and Ada Limón

By On April 12, 2021

Congratulations to Rebecca Wisniewski, who won the 2021 Poetry Out Loud Delaware State Championships reading Ernest Hilbert's poem "Domestic Situation" along with poems by Emily Dickinson and Ada Limon. … Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Book Last One Out Listed on Poetry Foundation’s Reading List May 2020

By On May 28, 2020

Poet, translator, and critic A. E. Stallings, recipient of the prestigious MacArthur "Genius" Grant, among many other distinctions, includes Ernest Hilbert's 2019 poetry collection Last One Out alongside several others for her… Read More

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“Hilbert’s Poems are Thick with Frameworks, References, and Dense Barbed Lines Which Demand Rereading”: Last One Out Reviewed in Literary Matters

By On September 30, 2019

"Ernest Hilbert has an enviable ability to speak about contemporary America as if his words were washed in the blood of Achaean soldiers. Hilbert, speaking to the violence underlying human nature, sees… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Publication Party for His New Book Last One Out at The Rosenbach

By On February 25, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Ernest Hilbert about his new book of poems, Last One Out. This new volume traces the poet’s life from childhood memories of his father, both elegiac… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s Poem “Visitations” Appears in the First Print Annual of Cassandra Voices

By On January 5, 2019

You can read more from the volume online at Cassandra Voices. … Read More

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“Poet in the Pit: Slayer, Heavy Metal, and the Limits of Poetry” By Ernest Hilbert

By On September 25, 2018

Last year I wound up with a broken rib after spending an hour in a mosh pit at a Slayer concert. It took place on asphalt, at night, in torrential rain, ideal… Read More

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Launch Reading for the Best American Poetry 2018

By On September 17, 2018

Ernest Hilbert and other contributors will read their poetry for the Best American Poetry 2018 Launch, Thursday, September 20th, 7PM at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, NY 10011. This edition… Read More

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Photos from the Mexico City Performance of “Nights of 1998”

By On June 18, 2018

As E-Verse readers will know from earlier posts (here and here), my poem “Nights of 1998,” from my book All of You on the Good Earth, was set to music by composer… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Writes about Books in the Wall Street Journal

By On April 22, 2018

I had a chance to review three new books about books for the Spring books insert at the Wall Street Journal. Check it out.… Read More

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AoYotGE for National Poetry Month at the Cambridge Public Library

By On April 5, 2018

I was pleased to learn that my books were on display at the Cambridge Public Library in Massachusetts for National Poetry Month. I asked librarian Daniel Wuenschel to send a photograph, but by… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reviews John Y. Cole’s New History of the Library of Congress in the Washington Post

By On March 4, 2018

My review of a new history of the Library of Congress appears in today's Sunday Washington Post. Check it out. I notice they altered my bio slightly to  make me a "dealer… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert on Illustrated Dust Jackets in the Washington Post

By On January 7, 2018

We are cautioned to avoid judging a book by its cover, yet that is precisely what publishers hope we will do. Dust jacket illustration, which came into its own in the 1920s,… Read More

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Books Read or Reread by Ernest Hilbert in 2017

By On December 29, 2017

I don't get to nearly as many books as I used to, but I still manage to sneak a few in. Here are the ones I got to in 2017. I'd love… Read More

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Hear Afaa M. Weaver Interviewed by Ernest Hilbert Live at Fergie’s Pub

By On December 4, 2017

Ernest Hilbert interviewed poet, translator, and professor Afaa M. Weaver before a live audience at Fergie's Pub in Philadelphia on the afternoon of Sunday, November 19th, 2017. … Read More

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What Lurks Down There? Ernest Hilbert’s Dark Web Magazine, Cocytus

By On November 29, 2017

What’s lurking out there on the infamous Dark Web? A lot of unsavory activity and characters, to be sure. But poets? It’s already got a reputation for hiding the worst human activity,… Read More

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“Mars Ultor” by Ernest Hilbert

By On November 10, 2017

"Just as the work of the modernists showed that the best free verse usually has something masterfully formal about it, Hilbert’s fine collection might serve to remind us that the best formal… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reviews Paperbacks from Hell for the Washington Post

By On October 29, 2017

Just in time for Halloween! My review of Grady Hendrix’s wildly amusing book Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction (Quirk Books) appears in the Sunday, October… Read More

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“Our Monotonous Sublime: Robert Lowell’s Notebook Poems” by Ernest Hilbert

By On October 17, 2017

My long essay on Robert Lowell's late career blank verse sonnets appears in the new issue of Literary Matters. Those poems exerted a potent influence on me while writing my own first… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert in Conversation at the Rosenbach

By On October 4, 2017

I have been invited to talk a bit about my essay “Austen’s Ring and Shelley’s Heart: Our Fascination with Literary Relics.” I'll discuss rare book collectors and their attraction to objects once owned… Read More