Joseph Bruchac

Poet, Folklorist, Martial Artist, and Storyteller

Joe teaching Jiu Jitsu (2024) in his 82nd winter.


“Listen Well. 

Peace to the people, 

Power to the Earth.” - Joe Bruchac (1972)

Sharing poetry at Caffe Lena in the 1960s

Performing with his sons Jesse and James at the Saratoga Springs Public Library.

Joe's writing is inspired by the soil. "Gardening is an integral part of my day during the North Country's warmer moons."