Annelyse Gelman

Annelyse Gelman is the author Vexations (University of Chicago Press, 2023), her second book of poems, which was selected by Aracelis Girmay and Solmaz Sharif to receive the 2022 James Laughlin Award, in addition to being long-listed for the 2023 National Book Award in Poetry. She is also the author of the artist’s monograph POOL (NECK Press, 2020); the EP About Repulsion (Fonograf Editions, 2019); and her first poetry collection, Everyone I Love Is a Stranger to Someone (Write Bloody, 2014).

Gelman founded and directs Midst, a digital publishing platform focused on capturing, sharing, and exploring the drafting and editing processes of contemporary poets.