Rebecca Kaiser Gibson is the author of OPINEL (Bauhan Publishing, 2015), a poetry collection, and two chapbooks (Admit the Peacock and Inside the Exhibition).
Rebecca is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, The Heinrich Boll Cottage in Achill Island, Ireland, and the 2008 Fellowship in Poetry from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to teach poetry at the International Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad, India, 2011.
Her poems have appeared in Agni, Field, The Greensboro Review, The Harvard Review, Salamander, Slate, (go to Slate poem here), Taos Journal of Poetry and The Tupelo Quarterly, among others. Her poems are in two anthologies, Cadence of Hooves and Thirty Days, The Best of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project's First Year.
Gibson has written reviews for The Boston Review of Books and Pleiades. Two of her essays appeared in the Tufts Magazine. The Gods Next Door about India and an account of her friendship with poet and author Deborah Digges (download the article in PDF here) which received the bronze award from CASE, “Best Articles of the Year: Higher Education.
Gibson earned a B.A. at Oberlin College, an M.A.T. in teaching theatre from Columbia Teachers College, an M.A. in directing from Pittsburgh University and an M.A. in creative writing, poetry, from Boston University.
She lives in Marlborough, NH with her husband Charlie, and teaches poetry at Tufts University.
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