Guilford Poets Guild: A Reading by Gray Jacobik at Guilford Free Library
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April 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Poet Gray Jacobik at home in Deep River.Poet Gray Jacobik will be featured at the Guilford Poets Guild’s April poetry reading. Jacobik received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in creative writing and an artist’s fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Her poems have won the Yeats Prize, the Emily Dickinson Prize, and the Third Coast Poetry Prize, among others. Jacobik’s collection The Double Task was selected by James Tate for the Juniper Prize and nominated for the James Laughlin Award and the Poet’s Prize. The Surface of Last Scattering received the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, and Brave Disguises received the AWP Poetry Series Award.
She’s served as poet-in-residence at the Frost Place, taught literature at ECSU and mentored graduate students through the Stonecoast MFA Program (Univ. of Southern Maine).