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Author: Gerald Fleming

Gerald Fleming is the author of five books of poetry including THE BASTARD AND THE BISHOP (Hanging Loose Press, 2021), ONE (Hanging Loose Press, 2017), THE CHOREOGRAPHER (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2013), NIGHT OF PUR BREATHING (Hanging Loose Press, 2011), and SWIMMER CLIMBING ONTO SHORE (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2005) and numerous books for teachers. He taught for thirty-seven years in San Francisco's public schools, has edited literary magazines traditional, epistolary, and vitreous, and recently edited THE COLLECTED POETRY AND PROSE OF LAWRENCE FIXEL (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2020). He lives most of the year in the Far West, and, if there's no plague occurring, part of the year in Paris.

THE BASTARD AND THE BISHOP
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THE BASTARD AND THE BISHOP

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Fleming, a master of the prose poem, is never satisfied to sing the same song, and this adventuresome spirit pays dividends in these new prose poems. Constantly surprising and inventive, he offers stories within stories ...

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The Choreographer
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The Choreographer

Sixteen Rivers Press

Poetry. "This terrific collection of short narratives—prose poems, parables, fables, stories, extended jokes—is a pleasure from start to finish. While some pieces, like 'No-Man's-Land' and 'Companionship,' recall the mesmerizing creepiness of early ...

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Night of Pure Breathing
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Night of Pure Breathing

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "These dark fables, written in a language 'born of rage,' furiously peel back the veneer of the world we think we know. Part fairy tale, part dream, these poems explore a region where the ordinary and the fantastic overlap, where a smile can...

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One
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One

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "Gerald Fleming is a remarkable writer, made more so by his commitment to the prose poem, a form which at its best, as here, is a delicious treat on almost every occasion. His new volume, ONE, takes on the monosyllable and wrestles it into d...

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Swimmer Climbing onto Shore
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Swimmer Climbing onto Shore

Sixteen Rivers Press

Poetry. The world is sensuously and immediately present in Gerald Fleming's SWIMMER CLIMBING ONTO SHORE. While these poems question the capacity of language to render the heart of human existence, the poet's words never fail to praise the transforma...

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