Poetry News

Jake Adam York Has Died

By Harriet Staff


A weekend rife with sadness got even worse with the news that Jake Adam York passed away. He suffered a severe stroke Saturday night, was in critical condition, and passed away on Sunday. He was 40 years old.

Here are a few of many remembrances:

Best American Poetry Blog

Kenyon Review

The Millions

Poets & Writers

And, a poem.

York will surely be missed.

Originally Published: December 17th, 2012