Bruce Arlen Wasserman
Bruce Arlen Wasserman assembled his first poetry manuscript at the age of 17 and farmed and worked as a blacksmith in his twenties. He received a BA in mass communications from Winona State University, a DDS from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. In 2016, Bruce was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His literary career has spanned work in news and periodicals, as a freelancer, and an editor of professional journals. Wasserman’s publications include three poetry chapbooks and a full-length collection of poetry, An Undiscovered Country (2011). He works as a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books and is currently in the middle of another poetry manuscript and a novel. At other times, Bruce creates visual art as a potter, performs as a musician in a band, trains horses on occasion, and is a dentist in clinical practice.