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Robert Pesich

Author's Bio

Robert Pesich is the new editor and publisher of Swan Scythe Press, orignally founded by poet Sandra McPherson. Robert resides near San José, California with his partner and their two young sons. He works at Stanford University in the Department of Biochemistry. He was also marketing director for Poetry Center San José from 2000 to 2007 and was an associate editor for The Montserrat Review. His work has recently appeared in Slipstream,The Bitter Oleander, Apercu Quarterly, Skidrow Penthouse, Red Wheelbarrow and Sleet Magazine. He’s the recipient of the Littoral Press Poetry Prize and fellowships from Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Djerassi Foundation and Arts Council Silicon Valley. In 2001, Dragonfly Press published his chapbook Burned Kilim. He is currently working on a second chapbook, tentatively titled Night Sutures.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Burned Kilim (Dragonfly Press, 2001)
Anthologies:
And We the Creatures (Dream Horse Press, 2003)
Journals:
Caesura, Cutbank, Faultline, Oyez Review, Passages North, Porter Gulch Review, Rain City Review, Red Wheelbarrow, Skidrow Penthouse, Sleet Magazine, Slipstream, The 2River View, The Bitter Oleander, The Santa Clara Review, White Pelican Review
Prizes:
Littoral Press Poetry Prize 2009 Silicon Valley Community Foundation Fellowship 2009 Arts Council Silicon Valley Artist Fellowship for Poetry 2004

Robert Pesich Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Madness, Rack, and Honey by Mary Ruefle, Remnants of Another Age by Nikola Madzirov, Histology by Ross, Romrell and Kaye
Favorite Books:
Above The River: The Complete Poems by James Wright Codex Espangliensis by Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Enrique Chagoya and Felicia Rice

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Listing last updated: December 5, 2012

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Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
San Jose, CA
Raised in:
San Jose, CA

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