Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp has announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of Sept. 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo will become the theater’s associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position,…
Creative Writing Department Instructor Jules Gibbs Publishes New Book of Poetry
Poet Jules Gibbs’ new poetry collection, “Snakes & Babies,” was recently published by Syracuse University Press and The Sheep Meadow Press. Gibbs teaches in the Department of English and is a longtime board member of Punto de Contacto Gallery, where she curates the Cruel April reading series. She has taught poetry and creative nonfiction at the Downtown Writers Center in Syracuse and she currently serves as vice president for the Adjuncts United teachers’ union, representing part-time faculty.
“Snakes & Babies” is Gibbs’ second poetry collection. She is also the author of “Bliss Crisis,” and her writing has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Antioch Review, Ambit Magazine, Plume Poetry, American Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, Barrow Street, Salt Hill Journal, Spoon River Poetry Review and Verse Daily, among others.
Gibbs will read from her new collection at two upcoming virtual book events. On April 3, she will be hosted by Public Poetry, a reading series sponsored by the Houston Public Library. On May 11, she will be reading at Northshire Books in Saratoga Springs, NY. You can read more about Gibbs and her work at julesgibbs.com.