jacob erin-cilberto, originally from Bronx, NY, now resides in Carbondale, Illinois. erin-cilberto has been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. He currently teaches at John A. Logan and Shawnee Community colleges in Southern Illinois.
Erin-cilberto’s latest book pour me another poem, please is now available through Water Forest Press, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Goodreads. His previous five books, Rewrites and Second Chances, an Abstract Waltz, Used Lanterns, Intersection Blues as well as demolitions and reconstructions are also available from those websites. erin-cilberto has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry in 2006-2007-2008 and again in 2010. He has taught poetry workshops for Heartland Writers Guild, Southern Illinois Writers Guild and Union County Writers Guild.