• Jack Gilbert
Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert was born in Pittsburgh in 1925. He is the author of Views of Jeopardy, the 1962 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize; Monolithos, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; The Great Fires: Poems 1982-1992; and Refusing Heaven, winner of the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award. He died in November, 2012.