Jerry Brunoe was raised on the Warm Springs Reservation. He attended Oregon State University briefly and sporadically. His poetry has appeared, or will appear, in Basalt, Horizon Review, Contrary, and To Topos: Poetry International. He is the editor of Toe Good Poetry.
Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) is a comprehensive digital archive of poetry readings that will complement existing print collections of poetry across the state.
"We each carry lines of poetry with us. Words that others have written float back to us and stay with us, indelibly. We clutch these "life lines" like totems, repeat them as mantras, and summon them for comfort and laughter."
-Academy of American Poets