Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert was born in Pittsburgh. He is the author of "The Great Fires: Poems 1982— 1992"; "Monolithos," which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and "Views of Jeopardy," the 1962 winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize. He has also published a limited edition of elegiac poems under the title "Kochan," The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Gilbert lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. "From the Hardcover edition."