This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on April 26, 2012 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series.
Alan Gilbert is the author of the poetry book, Late in the Antenna Fields (Futurepoem, 2011), and a collection of essays and articles entitled Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press, 2006). A second book of poems, The Treatment of Monuments, is forthcoming from Split Level Texts in the fall of 2012. His poems have appeared in BOMB, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and the Nation, among other places. His writings on poetry and art have appeared in a variety of publications, including Artforum, the Believer, Bookforum, Cabinet, Modern Painters, Parkett, and the Village Voice. He has contributed catalogue essays and entries for a number of biennials, group shows, and solo exhibitions. He is the recipient of a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and a 2006 Creative Capital Foundation Award for Innovative Literature. He lives in Brooklyn.
Alan Gilbert and Paul Chan read that evening.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to Alan Gilbert, please click here.