Ken Gilbert

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General Information

Name: Ken Gilbert

Pen Name: jacob erin-cilberto

Genres: Poetry

Born: in Bronx, NY

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Ken now lives in Carbondale, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ken Gilbert is a poet whose poem "Splash" is a Pushcart nominee. Ken has been writing poetry for 40 years and his work has been published in numerous small magazines and journals. He teaches English composition and literature at John A. Logan and Shawnee community colleges, and also teaches poetry workshops for Heartland Writers Guild, as well as SIWG. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2006 and 2007. Ken uses the name of his grandfather as his 'pen' name.

Published Works

  • An Abstract Waltz, Water Forest Press, 2009
  • Used Lanterns, Water Forest Press, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Ken Gilbert on WorldCat

Ken Gilbert on Amazon


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