Morgan Gibson

3-17-604 Sakashita-cho Isogo-ku
Yokohama 235-0003
(045) 763-9223

Author's Bio

NONZEN POEMS, Morgan Gibson's fifth full-length book of poetry written during 20 years of university teaching in Japan, was published in late 2010 in Tokyo by Printed Matter Press. He had previously written and taught for twenty years in the USA, where he has returned to live in North Hollywood. He participated in University of Iowa poetry writing workshops taught by Robert Lowell, Karl Shapiro, and Paul Engle. His archives are in the Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago. His BLOG appears at

Publications and Prizes

Dark Summer
(Morgan Press, 1977)
, Mayors of Marble
(Great Lakes Books, 1966)
, Speaking of Light
(Morgan Press, 1979)
, Stones Glow Like Lovers' Eyes
(Morgan Press, 1970)
, Tantric Poetry of Kukai
(White Pine Press, 1988)
, The Great Brook Book
(Four Zoas, 1981)
, Wakeup
(Four Zoas, 1978)
, Winter Pilgrim
(Light & Dust, 1993)
Chicago Review, Kyoto Journal, Prairie Schooner, Printed Matter
Prizes Won: 
Oberlin College awards for poetry and fiction, CHOICE Outstanding Scholarly Book Award for his second book on Kenneth Rexroth, and a MUTINY Fiction First Award.

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Chicago, IL
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Last updated: Jan 24, 2011