Victor W. Pearn was educated at the University of Illinois, Springfield (BA), and the University of Colorado, (MA). In 1984 he won the Coloradan Poetry Award. His first collection of poems was Devil Dogs and Jarheads (Busca, Inc., Ithaca, NY, 2003) His second volume is Apricot Harvest (Indian Paintbrush Poetry, 2012). In 2005 at Boulder, Colorado, he began publishing print-on-demand books. His company Pearn and Associates, Inc., has two imprints: Indian Paintbrush Poets, for poetry, and Burning Daylight, for prose. He taught English 2009-2010 at Jining University in China. Pearn's have been read on Prairie Home Companion by Garrison Keillor.