Bruce Guernsey is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Eastern Illinois University where he taught for twenty-five years. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Atlantic, The American Scholar, and many of the quarterlies; among his collections of poetry is January Thaw from the University of Pittsburgh Press. He has been honored with fellowships in writing from the NEA, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
The recipient of Fulbright Lectureships to Portugal and Greece, he has twice sailed around the world with Semester at Sea. He lives with his wife, the artist Victoria Woollen-Danner, in the country outside Charleston, Illinois and Bethel, Maine. Together, they have five children.
The Lost Brigade was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Letters. Bruce Guernsey is available for readings, signings and interviews throughout the Midwest and Maine when available.Review:
"A quiet memorial to their main subject. The Lost Brigade is a document, a history, to be read and remembered." -- John Haines
"A stirring meditation on loss, and the respite that memory provides us: ‘a moment of light/in all that dark.’" -- Carl Phillips
"Guernsey has given us an Odyssey in small, lyric and elegiac, a lonely, haunting, moving book forever homeward bound." -- Robert Fagles
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