Elmer Bischoff, Man and Lavender Sky, oil on canvas, 1956
Gerald Fleming’s two most recent books are The Choreographer, prose poems from Sixteen Rivers Press in San Francisco, and Night of Pure Breathing, prose poems from Hanging Loose Press in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in magazines such as New Letters, The Prose Poem, Western Humanities Review, New World Writing, Paris/Atlantic, Carolina Quarterly, and many others. He has written books for teachers, among them Rain, Steam, and Speed from Jossey-Bass/Wiley. Between 1995 and 2000 he edited and published the literary magazine Barnabe Mountain Review. He lives part of the year near San Francisco and part of the year in Paris.