Alan Gilbert

Literature, 2006

Alan Gilbert’s poems have appeared in Bomb, Boston Review, Chicago Review, and numerous other magazines. He is the author of Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press, 2006), a collection of writings focusing on conceptual documentary strategies in contemporary poetry and visual art. His essays, articles, and reviews on poetry, art, literature, culture, and politics have appeared in a variety of publications, including Artforum, Bookforum, Modern Painters, etc. He has also contributed essays and entries to a number of exhibition catalogues. He has reviewed poetry regularly for the Village Voice and The Believer. He holds a PhD in English literature from the University at Buffalo (SUNY). He lives in Brooklyn.

Awards and Accomplishments


Gilbert publishes The Treatment of Monuments as a follow-up poetry project to his Creative Capital book, Late in the Antenna Fields

2009: Gilbert receives New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry