Lighthouse poetry instructor John Brehm reads at the 7th Annual Lit Fest & Book Fair.

John Brehm is the author of two books of poems, Help Is On the Way and Sea of Faith, both from the University of Wisconsin Press, and the associate editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry. His poems have been published in Poetry, The Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Boulevard, The Missouri Review, Best American Poetry, and many other journals and anthologies. He has taught at Cornell, Emerson College, Portland State University, and The Oregon Writers Workshop. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon but returns as often as possible to teach reading-as-a-writer courses at Lighthouse Writers Workshop.