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Poet Jake Adam York, 40, has died
Poet Jake Adam York, 40, has died

Poet Jake Adam York, 40, died unexpectedly Sunday. The news was reported by colleagues at a number of venues that had published his work, including the New England Review, the blog of Best American Poetry and the Kenyon Review. They did not report the cause of death. York, an associate professor at the University of Colorado, Denver, was the author of three collections of poetry and a book of literary history. He had recently been named a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in poetry for 2013. York's most recent collection of poetry was 2010's "Persons Unknown." "A Murmuration of Starlings" was the winner of the 2008...

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