Virginia Gilbert

Gilbert's honors include a MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, a Creative Writing/Poetry Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, an Alabama State Council on the Arts Poetry Fellowship, a Nebraska Alumni Achievement Award, photography awards, a China Hays-Fulbright Scholar, and an Alabama Humanities Foundation's Road Scholar. She's worked at the Academy of American Poets, in Korea and Iran. Books: The Earth Above, Greatest Hits, and That Other Brightness.