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Robert S. Pesich is the editor for Swan Scythe Press and is the author of Model Organism.

He also works as a lab manager / research associate for Stanford University School of Medicine and Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research. He is the President of Poetry Center San José and coordinator for the Well-RED Reading Series, co-sponsored by Works/San José art and performance center.


His literary work has appeared in many journals and reviews such as Apercus Quarterly, The Bitter Oleander, Circulo de Poesia (Mexico City), CutBank, Oyez Review, Red Wheelbarrow, Slipstream and others. He was awarded the Littoral Press Poetry Prize and fellowships from Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation as well as an artist fellowship from Arts Council Silicon Valley. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Upcoming Events:


Sunday, March 17, 2:35 p.m.

Followed by the film Quixote In New York

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