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E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with Airea D. Matthews, Timothy Donnelly, and Matthew Buckley Smith

By On February 9, 2024

Join us for an evening of poetry with Airea D. Matthews, 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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“The Grim Reaper takes five” by James  Feichthaler 

By On February 5, 2024

James Feichthaler is a poet with roots in the Philadelphia-area residing in Trenton, NJ, where he pours out 40s for all the poets and rappers he's slayed throughout the years. His first… 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’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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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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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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“Lost Glove” by Charles Simic

By On January 10, 2023

Charles Simic, a Serbian-American poet and former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, has died at the age of 84. He is the author of many books… Read More

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“Ordinary Day” by Christine Yurick

By On January 5, 2023

Christine Yurick is the founding editor of Think Journal. Her chapbook At the End of the Day and Other Poems is available from Kelsay Books. … Read More

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“A Christmas Hymn” by Richard Wilbur

By On December 25, 2022

Richard Wilbur was one of the leading American poets of his generation and an acclaimed literary translator. He is author of many books, including poetry collections, such as Things of the World… Read More

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E-Verse Equinox (Solstice Edition!), Featuring Sunil Iyengar, Luke Stromberg, and Hugh Sheehy

By On December 12, 2022

Join us for an evening of poetry and short fiction by Sunil Iyengar (from Washington DC), Hugh Sheehy (from New York City) and local legend Luke Stromberg (Upper Darby!), upstairs at Fergie’s… Read More

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“The Pumpkin” by John Greenleaf Whittier

By On November 23, 2022

Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun, The vines of the gourd and the rich melon run, And the rock and the tree and the cottage enfold, With broad… Read More

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“The Haunted Palace” by Edgar Allan Poe

By On October 31, 2022

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is… Read More

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“Too Late” by Gerald Stern

By On October 30, 2022

The American poet Gerald Stern has passed away. Some of his noteworthy books of poetry include Galaxy Love (W. W. Norton, 2017); American Sonnets (W. W. Norton, 2002); This Time: New and… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert’s “Pelagic” Broadside Now Available from Tollund Press

By On October 4, 2022

Tollund Press in Massachusetts announces the second broadside from the press, Ernest Hilbert's "Pelagic" with art by Franco Salas-Borquez. … Read More

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“Poetry 101” by Susan Delaney Spear

By On October 3, 2022

Susan Delaney Spear is an associate professor of English at Colorado Christian University. She is the author of Beyond All Bearing (Resource, 2018) and the co-author of Learning the Secrets of English… Read More

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“On a Metro at the Edge of a Jungle where Tigers Walked” from John Wall Barger’s new book Smog Mother

By On August 24, 2022

"John Wall Barger’s poems are deadly serious and absolutely precise about the world in upheaval, in desire and its excess, in love and pornography, in political protest and ecological catastrophe, in the… Read More

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“Remains” by Susan Delaney Spear

By On August 8, 2022

Susan Delaney Spear is an associate professor of English at Colorado Christian University. She is the author of On Earth... (Resource, 2022), Beyond All Bearing (Resource, 2018) and the co-author of Learning… 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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“Woodstock ’69” by George Green

By On August 2, 2022

George Green’s book, Lord Byron’s Foot, won the New Criterion Prize, The Poet’s Prize, and an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His poems have appeared in ten… Read More

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“1971” by Donald Justice

By On July 4, 2022

Donald Justice was an American poet and professor. He won the Lamont Poetry Prize for his debut collection Summer Anniversaries in 1961, the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1980 for his Selected… 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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“Memorial Rain” by Archibald MacLeish

By On May 30, 2022

Archibald MacLeish was an American poet, journalist, public servant, and professor. He attended Yale University and enlisted for action in World War I. MacLeish later attended Harvard Law School and practiced law… Read More