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Author: Alan Gilbert

Alan Gilbert is the author of the poetry books THE TREATMENT OF MONUMENTS (SplitLevel Texts, 2012) and LATE IN THE ANTENNA FIELDS (Futurepoem Books, 2011), and a collection of essays, articles, and reviews entitled Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press, 2006), which examines conceptual documentary strategies in contemporary poetry and visual art. His poems have appeared in publications such as The Baffler, BOMB, Boston Review, Chicago Review, DENVER QUARTERLY, FENCE, jubilat, and The Nation. His writings on poetry and art have appeared in a variety of publications, including Aperture, Artforum Bookforum, Cabinet, Modern Painters, Parkett, Time Out New York, etc. He's written about books and art regularly for the Village Voice and reviewed poetry for The Believer. He spent the summer of 2008 blogging for the Poetry Foundation's Harriet site, and again in April 2010, 2011, and 2012 for National Poetry Month. Gilbert has contributed art catalogue essays and entries for a number of biennials, group shows, and solo exhibitions. He's the recipient of a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and a 2006 Creative Capital Foundation Award for Innovative Literature (poetry). He has taught poetry workshops, art writing, art history, and studio art at Wesleyan University, School of Visual Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, Cooper Union, and the Naropa University Summer Writing Program. During the 1990s, Gilbert was a co-editor of the influential poetry journal apex of the M. He has a PhD in English literature from the University at Buffalo (SUNY). He currently lives in Brooklyn.

Late in the Antenna Fields
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Late in the Antenna Fields

Futurepoem Books

Poetry. Alan Gilbert's much anticipated debut threads desire and loss, image and consumption, memory and hope through a dystopian landscape of war, ecological disaster, and the ruins of empire. As in Dante, love is the guiding principle for a person...

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The Treatment of Monuments
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The Treatment of Monuments

SplitLevel Texts

Poetry. THE TREATMENT OF MONUMENTS collects four long poems written in varying styles. The first poem in the book, "Relative Heat Index," is a serial poem in twenty-three parts that attempts to capture the personal and political climate of the Unite...

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