About Elisa Gabbert
Elisa Gabbert is a poet and essayist and the author of three collections: L’Heure Bleue, or the Judy Poems (Black Ocean, 2016), The Self Unstable (Black Ocean, 2013), and The French Exit (Birds LLC, 2010). The Self Unstable was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the best books of 2013. Elisa’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, Boston Review, the Paris Review Daily, Pacific Standard, Guernica, The Awl, Electric Literature, the Harvard Review, Threepenny Review, Real Life, Catapult, Jubilat, Diagram, and many other venues. She lives in Denver.
She writes about perfume for Bois de Jasmin.
She occasionally teaches at Lighthouse Writers Workshop.
She has co-written several collaborative collections with Kathleen Rooney, including That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness.
She holds degrees from Rice University and Emerson College.
Photos by Adrianne Mathiowetz