James Bertolino’s eleventh volume of poetry, Every Wound Has A Rhythm, was published in 2012 by World Enough Writers. He’s received the Discovery Award, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, two Quarterly Review of Literature book publication awards and the 2007 Jeanne Lohmann Poetry Prize for Washington State Poets. He taught creative writing for over 30 years at Cornell University, University of Cincinnati, Willamette University and Western Washington University. He retired in 2006 to full-time writing near Mt. Baker.