Gibson Fay-LeBlanc is a writer and teacher. His first book of poems, Death of a Ventriloquist, won the Vassar Miller Prize and was published in 2012. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls the book “a debut that rings out long after Fay-LeBlanc’s lips stop moving.”
Poets & Writers included the book as one of twelve in its annual debut poetry feature. PBS NewsHour featured Gibson reading his poem “How to Make Fatherhood Lyrical”. Read and listen here.
For more about the book including where to buy it, head here.
Gibson has recent poems in jubilat, The Literary Review, and Slice and has been named Portland’s fifth Poet Laureate. Stay tuned for poetry projects to come!