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Dale Jacobson

About Jacobson and his poetry, the unmatched political poet Thomas McGrath wrote: "Dale Jacobson was the most brilliant student I have ever had in a poetry workshop." In the eighties he characterized Jacobson as "the best of the young American poets." Since then Jacobson has written a half dozen long poems, one of which, A Walk by the River , has been praised by Robert Bly and W.S. Merwin, and called a masterwork by poets Floyce Alexander, Robert Hedin, and Larry Woiwode, who as Poet Laureate...See more