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Ken Gilbert

Born: in Bronx, NY
Pen Name: jacob erin-cilberto

Connection to Illinois: Ken now lives in Carbondale, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Ken Gilbert on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  An abstract waltz :
ISBN: 0981584616 OCLC: 587753178

Water Forest Press, Stormville, NY : [2009], ©2009.

Used lanterns :
ISBN: 0984957316 OCLC: 780181061

Water Forest Press, Stormville, NY : ©2012.