Gavin Heck is a 33 year old Graduate of Rutger's University College in English. His father; Captain Norman Walter Heck, Jr., died in Vietnam on December 8, 1964 when Gavin was 2 months old. His fathers death, the exploration of his spirituality and other childhood losses form the body of his work.
He has had work published in: A Half Dozen of the Other, The Rutger's Review, The Livingston Medium, Poets-on-the-line, Images of God, In Vivo, Kudzu, So It Goes, Syzygy ("Sis-Si-Gee"), The Wicked and The Home Planet News. He has been the poet of the week at Poetry Super Highway. He has been a featured reader at The Squire Pub in NYC, The Court Tavern in New Brunswick, NJ, Java Market in So. Orange, NJ, Chapter One in Highland Park, NJ, Cafe Improv in Princeton, NJ and The JCC of South Orange.