James Bertolino

Then, fully trusting my fur-covered wings, I would launch into a thousand-foot flight and become the hero of my life.

James Bertolino, Andrews Forest Writing Resident, 2012

James Bertolino taught literature and creative writing for 36 years, and retired from a position as Writer-in-Residence at Willamette University in 2006. His 12th volume of poetry, Ravenous Bliss: New and Selected Love Poems, was published by MoonPath Press in 2014.  His books have issued from presses at Princeton, Cornell, Brown and Carnegie-Mellon University.

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