Brendan Stermer is a writer and producer based in Montevideo, Minnesota. His poetry has appeared in Rust + Moth, The Freshwater Review, Thistle, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a 2017 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and produces the podcast Interesting People Reading Poetry with his brother, Andy Stermer. He studied philosophy at the University of Minnesota, Morris and Yonsei University, Seoul. He works in country radio.