Zen Peacemakers Circle: The Art of Appreciative Attention

Rattlecast Interview and Reading

A wide-ranging conversation with Rattle editor Timothy Green. We talk about consciousness, the intersection of poetry and spiritual practice, the limitations of academia, and much more. And I read some poems from No Day at the Beach. My part of the program begins ten minutes in.

Yoga Hour Podcast with Laurel Trujillo

How can poetry open up new ways of thinking, feeling, and being in the world? Author, teacher, and poet John Brehm shares how we can enter a poem, allowing its power to be a gateway to experience a deeper sense of wonder and mystery. Listen here.

Review of No Day at the Beach

From The Manhattan Review.  "John Brehm’s pilgrimage began in Nebraska and took him to Brooklyn. There he honed a rather sharp edge which now, as he seeks illumination in Portland, Oregon, he sometimes deprecates as an obstacle to compassion for other people...." Read the full review by Lem Cooley here.

Livestream talk on The Dharma of Poetry, hosted by Annie Bloom’s Books

John Brehm in Conversation with Heather Sellers on The Dharma of Poetry.


Podcast on The Dharma of Poetry

Interview with Wisdom Publications publisher and CEO Daniel Aitken.

John Brehm reads with Chelsea Rathburn for the Dali Museum’s poetry series. (My reading starts at the 25 min. mark.)