Anneylse Gelman

Annelyse Gelman

Poet and Founder, Director, and Curator, Midst

Annelyse Gelman’s work has appeared in BOMB Magazine, the PEN Poetry Series, The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere, and she is the author of the book-length poem Vexations (2023, University of Chicago Press); the poetry collection Everyone I Love Is a Stranger to Someone (2014, Write Bloody); the artist’s book POOL (2020, NECK Press); and the experimental pop EP About Repulsion (2019, Fonograf Editions). Annelyse creates and collaborates across disciplines—producing poetry-films, music videos, paintings and photographs, performances and public interventions—to explore the temporal and material capacities of language. She holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin, where she founded Midst, a digital publication and pedagogical resource focused on sharing the writing and revision processes of contemporary poets. Recent and upcoming teaching includes Ellipsis Writing, Media Poetry Studio, and Deep Springs College.