Eagle Pond Authors’ Series Presents Jack Gilbert

March 25th, 2005 by Adam

Poet Jack Gilbert will read from his work on Sunday, April 10 at 3 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Cultural Arts Center.

Gilbert is the author of several collections of poems, including Views of Jeopardy, which was the 1962 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, the most prestigious first book award in the United States. In 1982, Knopf published his second book of poems, Monolithos. Both books were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His newest work, Refusing Heaven, will be published by Knopf next spring.

Gilbert has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poetry has been featured in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Ironwood, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, and other journals. He has also lived abroad in England, Denmark and Greece, and participated in a 15-country lecture tour sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

The Eagle Pond Authors’ Series is named in honor of New Hampshire writer Donald Hall and his ancestral home. All readings are free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admission.

The Eagle Pond Authors’ Series is sponsored by the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on the PSU campus. For more information, call (603) 535-ARTS or visit