E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns with Andrew Hallman, Courtney Bambrick, and George Elliott Clarke!
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
E-Verse Equinox (Solstice Edition!), Featuring Sunil Iyengar, Luke Stromberg, and Hugh Sheehy
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
Hear Shannon Robinson Read Her Short Story “Rabbits” at E-Verse Equinox Reading Series
Author Shannon Robinson read her excellent short story "Rabbits" at E-Verse Equinox Reading Series upstairs at Fergie's Pub in Philadelphia, October 14th, 2022. We recorded it, and you can listen here. It's… Read More
All-Star Lineup for E-Verse Equinox AWP Reading at UArts!
-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
Ernest Hilbert Reads at the George F. Tyler Mansion in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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
E-Verse Equinox Returns to Fergie’s Pub with Yezzi, Brookes, and Schnaithmann
E-Verse Equinox Reading Series is back in person (again)! After a year and a half of enjoyable, far-reaching Zoom events, we are finally back live again at Fergie’s Pub, with the latest… Read More
E-Verse Equinox Reading Series, with Thaddeus Rutkowski, Micheline Maylor, and Daisy Fried!
We're very proud to present three outstanding poets for E-Verse Equinox, Spring/Summer 2021: Thaddeus Rutkowski, Micheline Maylor, and Philly's own Daisy Fried!… Read More
E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Returns! Join Us!
Pull up a chair. Pour a glass. Bring a poem to read. We want to hear you this equinox! … Read More
E-Verse Equinox Reading Series Relaunch Success!
Thanks to everyone who came out to Fergie's Pub to make the debut of E-Verse Equinox Reading Series 2.0 such a powerful success. We had a full room, around 30 people, which… Read More
Ernest Hilbert Book Party for Last One Out at the Grolier Club
Please join us to celebrate the publication of Ernest Hilbert’s latest collection of poems, Last One Out, in the second floor gallery at the fabled Grolier Club in New York City. Hilbert… Read More
Listen to Ernest Hilbert Read from Last One Out at the Rosenbach Museum & Library
On the Eve of the Ides of March, 2019, Ernest Hilbert read from his book Last One Out for the first time during an event at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in… Read More
“But Look! Here Come More Crowds”: The First Annual Moby-Dick Marathon Reading
This year, the library’s Manager of Public Programs, Ed Pettit, unveils his mad masterwork, a marathon reading of the entirety of Melville’s epic novel at the Independence Seaport Museum on Penn’s Landing.… Read More
Books Read or Reread by Ernest Hilbert in 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
“Much On The Cliffs: The Philosophies of John Ashbery” (A Film)
This film was produced in 1997 by University of California Television (UCTV) as a part of the series "Artists on the Cutting Edge."… Read More
Ernest Hilbert Reviews Michael Dirda’s Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books
My review of Michael Dirda's latest book, Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books appears in the new issue of The Hopkins Review, Summer 2017, New Series 10.3, along… Read More
Now That’s What We Call a Poetry Slam: “Miserable Failure” by Iron Reagan
Imagine if a mosh pit broke out at a poetry reading. Sometimes I wish one would! Some great crossover thrash in the tradition of DRI and Exodus. Enjoy!… Read More
Philadelphia Book Launch Party for Ernest Hilbert’s Caligulan and Quincy Lehr’s Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar
Come out to help celebrate two new books of poetry from Measure Press, Ernest Hilbert's Caligulan and Quincy Lehr's Dark Lord of the Tiki Bar!… Read More