Gibson Fay-LeBlanc is a writer and teacher. His first book of poems, Death of a Ventriloquistwon 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 two poems in jubilat 25 and more forthcoming in The Literary Review. He is teaching and reading all over Maine this summer and fall–check it out.