William Gilson

Thoughtful and articulate, Bill Gilson is at ease with both poetry and prose. His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines, most recently New England Review, Warwick Review, Tears in the Fence, as well as several anthologies. His story “ Getting Through It Together” was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 1982. His essay “Stone Faces” accompanied his brother Thomas E. Gilson’s photographs in their joint book Carved in Stone: The Artistry of New England Gravestones [Wesleyan University Press, 2012]. His poetry has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies and he was overall winner in the ‘Poetry on the Lake’ Competition 2013, for which he was awarded the coveted Silver Wyvern. He is a former fellow of the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center.