Celia Gilbert


The Puppet, Oil, 40" x 30"   

Celia Gilbert is the author of four books of poetry, Queen of Darkness, Viking, Bonfire, Alice James Books, and the most recent, Something to Exchange, BlazeVOX[books], 2009.  An Ark of Sorts, Alice James Books, won a Jane Kenyon Chapbook award.  In 2009 a collection of her work appeared in a Polish-English edition in Warsaw in 2009 under the imprint Czuły Barbarzyńca.


She is the winner of a Discovery Award from the 92nd St. YM-YWHA, a Consuelo Ford Award, and an Emily Dickinson Prize, both from the Poetry Society of America, and a Pushcart Prize IX.


Her work has appeared among other places in Poetry, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Southwest Review, and Ploughshares as well as the online journals, Inertia and Memorious.  Her work has been frequently anthologized.


Her art can be viewed at http://celiagilbert.artspan.com

Copyright 2011 Celia Gilbert