blackbirdonline journalSpring 2010  Vol. 9  No. 1
Margaret Gibson

Margaret Gibson’s most recent volume of poetry, Second Nature, is forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press. She is the author of numerous previous collections all from Louisiana State Press, including Autumn Grasses (2003), Icon and Evidence (2001), Earth Elegy: New and Selected Poems (1997), The Vigil: A Poem in Four Voices (1993), Memories of the Future: The Daybooks of Tina Modotti (1986) which was the co–winner of the Melville Cane Award of the Poetry Society of America, and Long Walks in the Afternoon (1982), winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize of the Academy of American Poets. She has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. She lives in Preston, Connecticut.  end