Alex Gubbins

2015 Poetry Month Reading - Alex Gubbins

Apr 13, 2015


April is National Poetry Month, and again this year Public Radio 90 celebrates with readings by local poets of their original works.

Tune in every weekday morning at @9:35 following Writer's Almanac to hear:

01 - UP Poet Laureate Emeritus Russell Thorburn

02 - UP Poet Laureate Andrea Scarpino

03 - UP Poet Laureate finalist Marty Achatz

06 - UP Poet Laureate finalist Marty Achatz

07 - UP Poet Laureate finalist Beverly Matherne

08 - UP Poet Laureate finalist Saara Myrene Raapana

09 - UP Poet Laureate finalist Jillena Rose

Once again this year, Public Radio 90 is proud to present Veterans' Reflections, a collection of poems and stories from local and area veterans about their experiences in the military, from Vietnam to the Cold War to Afghanistan and Iraq. Our writers include Alex Gubbins, Michael Greer, Milton Bates, Robin Romero and Al Learst.

Listen to previous programs here

Alex Gubbins - Arabic Poetry

Apr 30, 2014


Jon and Alex Gubbins in the 2014 UP Book Tour

Apr 24, 2014


An interview with Alex Gubbins and Jason Markle

Apr 24, 2013

 Hans Ahlstrom speaks with NMU English department graduate student and assistant Alex Gubbins and Prof. Jason Markle about an upcoming anthology they are publishing. They are members of the U.P. Military Veterans Writers and Artists group, which encourages veterans to use writing and art to help in their transition back to civilian life. The anthology is called “A Time for Revision,” and it will feature work by veterans. Anyone who is interested in submitting work for the anthology can visit or e-mail for more information.

Alex Gubbins is a graduate student and teaching assistant in the English Department at Northern Michigan University.

Poetry Month - Alex Gubbins - April 5, 2012

Jun 4, 2012

The Demon; Taxes; Curse Mnesomyne; Shortly After

Alexander Vartin Gubbins, a graduate student in the NMU Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing program with an emphasis on poetry, also teaches English Composition. Gubbins hails from northern Wisconsin and was in the U.S. Army Reserves, serving a one-year tour of duty in Iraq.