St. Louis, MI (1st session)-Brian lives and writes in St. Louis, Missouri, a few miles south of where the Missouri and Mississippi rivers collide. He is co-founder of the Sergio González Rodríguez School for Meta-Poetic Discourse, and sold his first poem, “The Theology of Mirror Vendors”, to a wealthy friend for a million dollars. He is a former Breadloaf Scholar and happy member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. His less expensive work has appeared in Ninth Letter, Denver Quarterly, Cimmaron Review, Western Humanities Review, River Styx, Southern Poetry Review, The Laurel Review, Black Dirt, New Haven Review, UCity Review, Mississippi Review online and Ironwood (back in the day). He has new work on a studio door at the Millay Colony for the Arts.