Regie Gibson is an award-winning writer, poet, and performer. He has been the recipient of many grants and accolades; including the Absolute Poetry Award (Monfalcone), the Europa en Versi Award (LaGuardia di Como), the Walker Scholarship from the Mass Cultural Council, a Lexington Education Foundation grant, a YMCA Writer’s Fellowship, the Brother Thomas Fellowship from The Boston Foundation, and two Live Arts Boston grants.
Regie served as a consultant for the NEA’s “How Art Works” initiative and the “Mere Distinction of Color,” a permanent exhibit examining the legacy of slavery and the U.S. constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier home. He is the author of Storms Beneath the Skin, and the creator of The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy. Regie has performed with and composed texts for The Boston City Singers, The Mystic Chorale, and Handel+Haydn Society. He was a Poet-in-Residence at both Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and Lexington’s Cary Memorial Library.
Regie is currently the lead-creative on a team of scientists and members of the Red Cross-Red Crescent Climate Center helping to craft language regarding issues of climate change. He teaches at Clark University and is the proud father of a newly-minted Eagle Scout.