On books by Gray Jacobik . . . .
"The language of these poems is rich, sonorous, and precise. The intelligence is keen and never flagging. Add to this a sensuality that is occasionally sexy and always appealing. The combination of these qualities makes Gray Jacobik a rare poet, one not to be missed." - James Tate
“Jacobik’s language is both lush & smart, rich & crafted . . .” - Billy Collins
“Sensuousness, surprise, sharp-mindedness are the distinguishing marks of The Double Task, making it a distinct and happy addition to contemporary American poetry.” - Eamon Grennan
“Jacobik’s . . . poems happen to one, they are not merely read.” - James Cervantes
“A lucid poetry . . . expertly crafted, amazing work. Wallace Stevens walks with her.” Dick Allen
“Jacobik’s love of detail recalls the best of Moore & Bishop . . . with a sensuality that's fresh and contemporary.” Marilyn Chin