About Ernest Hilbert

Ernest Hilbert edited the Contemporary Poetry Review from 2005 until 2010. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, Yale Review, American Poetry Review, Parnassus, Boston Review, Verse, New Criterion, American Scholar, and the London Review. His debut collection is Sixty Sonnets (2009). He graduated from Oxford University, where he edited the Oxford Quarterly. He hosts the popular blog and video show www.everseradio.com and is an antiquarian book dealer in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife, an archaeologist.


Ernest Hilbert Has written the following articles:


Reviving Merrill

As Reviewed By: Ernest Hilbert Collected Poems by James Merrill. Knopf, 2001. Tribute to James Merrill, April 10, 2001, sponsored by The New School Writing Program & the Academy of American Poets. Standings of poets and their poems are susceptible to the same caprices and reweighings that threaten (or grace) all historical subjects, but theirs […]

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