Ernest Hilbert

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Ernest Hilbert

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Ernest Hilbert is the author of two collections of poetry, "Sixty Sonnets" and "All of You on the Good Earth," as well as a spoken word album recorded with rock band and orchestra, "Elegies & Laments," available from Pub Can Records. He hosts the popular blog E-Verse (www.everseradio.com) and the E-Verse Equinox Reading Series at Fergie’s Pub in Philadelphia. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, Yale Review, American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Parnassus, Boston Review, Verse, New Criterion, American Scholar, and the London Review as well as in a number of anthologies, including "The Incredible Sestinas Anthology" (2013), "The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets," and two Penguin anthologies, "Poetry: A Pocket Anthology" and "Literature: A Pocket Anthology" (2011). He works at Bauman Rare Books in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife Lynn Makowsky, the Keeper of the Mediterranean Section at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. More Ernest here.