Nebraska Authors

Jay D. Gerber

Born 1941 Fowler, KS

Died 2019-03-06
Lincoln, NE

After a professional life devoted to research and the sciences, Jay Gerber wrote his poetic memoirs in retirement with the guidance of former Nebraska State Poet William Kloefkorn.

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Visual Work

Keywords

Poetry

Education

Benedictine College, Atchison, KS
Masters and doctoral degrees, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Post-doctoral work in immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Occupation

Research scientist

Places Worked

Center for Disease Control
Pfizer Animal Health

Honors

Nebraska Book Award

Associations

Bibliography

Time on the LA Case. 2011.
Returning to Places We've Been. 2013.
Cowboys Don't Wear Overalls. 2017.
Sy's Barbershop and Pool Hall: New and Selected Poems and Paintings. 2020.

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