Bob Arnold

Bob Arnold is the author of On Stone, Yokel, Once in Vermont, I’m in Love with You, Who Is in Love with Me, Stone Hut, Start with the Tree, and other books of poetry and prose, including the train-traveling books American Train Letters and Go West. He is currently working on a children’s book (for a granddaughter). In 1971 Arnold founded Longhouse, as editor and publisher, under the original imprint Our Poets Workshop with various side venues Scout, Poets Who Sleep, Love Thy Poet, and the small booklet series Just So Happens. He edited and published the final Origin (sixth series, 2006) in celebration of Cid Corman, gathering poets and artists worldwide, released free online and now archived on CD. In 2015 he is editing and preparing for Longhouse new book titles by Lorine Niedecker, Janine Pommy Vega, and as literary executor for Cid Corman Of, Volumes 4 & 5. He presents a daily blog, A Longhouse Birdhouse, and together with Susan, for forty years, has run a bookshop from their home. He makes his living as a stonemason and builder in the Green Mountains of Vermont.