Gerald Fleming is the author of the poetry collections One (Hanging Loose Press, 2016), The Choreographer (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2013), Night of Pure Breathing (Hanging Loose Press, 2011), and Swimmer Climbing onto Shore (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2005). His work has appeared in many magazines over the decades, including New Letters, Michigan Quarterly Review, Hanging Loose, Carolina Quarterly, New World Writing, Volt, and The Prose Poem. The former editor of the magazines Barnabe Mountain Review and Forward to Velma, he is currently editing the limited-edition vitreous magazine One (More) Glass and The Collected Poetry & Prose of Lawrence Fixel.
Fleming taught in San Francisco’s public schools for 37 years and has written three books for teachers, including Rain, Steam, and Speed: Building Fluency in Adolescent Writers (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2005). He lives most of the year near San Francisco and part of the year in Paris.