Guernsey, Bruce ( - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Poetry

Poet, author and educator Bruce Guernsey graduated with honors from Colgate University (1966), received M.A.s from the University of Virginia and The John Hopkins University, and a PhD from the University of New Hampshire. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Eastern Illinois University where he taught creative writing and American Literature for twenty-five years. He has also taught at William and Mary, Johns Hopkins, the University of New Hampshire, and Virginia Wesleyan College where he was the poet in residence for four years. His poetry has appeared in publications such as Poetry, The Atlantic, and American Scholar. His prose works have been published in magazines such as War, Literature, and the Arts, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and Fly Rod & Reel.

Selected Bibliography


  • Lost Wealth (1974)
  • January Thaw (1982)
  • The Lost Brigade (2004)
  • New England Primer (2008)