John Brehm

b. 1955
John Brehm

John Brehm was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and educated at the University of Nebraska and Cornell University. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Gettysburg Review, The Southern Review, Boulevard, Gulf Coast, The Missouri Review, New England Review, The Best American Poetry 1999 and elsewhere. He has taught at Cornell, Emerson College, and Portland State University and received fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts and Yaddo. A freelance writer, he has lived and worked in Brooklyn, New York, and Boulder, Colorado.

 

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