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A Tribute to Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert
Jack Gilbert with Linda Gregg, Mary Karr, Henry Lyman, Meghan O’Rourke, Gerald Stern and Others
Date and Time: 
May 12, 2009 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
NYU Cantor Film Center 38 East 8th Street (between University Place and Greene Street)

This event honors Jack Gilbert, whose "poems of savage compassion" (James Dickey) have forged a distinctive, solitary path across the landscape of American poetry for more than four decades. His most recent poetry collection is The Dance Most of All, released this year.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, Cosponsored by the Academy of American Poets, Alfred A. Knopf, the Creative Writing Program at New York University and the Poetry Society of America
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations