Bruce Isaacson

earned degrees at Claremont McKenna, Dartmouth, and Brooklyn College, where he wrote a thesis for American poet Allen Ginsberg. In New York, he was a surprise finalist in the inaugural Nuyorican Poetry Slam. In San Francisco, he was a coordinator of the Cafe Babar reading, part of a famed SF Spoken Word resurgence. He was the first Poet Laureate of Clark, County, Nevada, a community of two million souls encompassing the City of Las Vegas and Las Vegas Strip. He has lived in Michoacán, Mexico, NYC, LA, Berkeley-San Francisco, Leningrad, Russia, and Las Vegas, Nevada. He serves as publisher of Zeitgeist Press, with over 100 poetry titles to date, including scores by Julia Vinograd.