Brian Brett is a Salt Spring Island poet, journalist, editor and novelist. Born in Vancouver, he studied literature at Simon Fraser University before becoming a journalist and critic for numerous local and national publications.
Brian has been writing and publishing since the late 1960s and has worked extensively as an editor. His three-volume memoir is comprised of Uproar’s Your Only Music (2004); Trauma Farm (2009, winner of Writers’ Trust Canadian Non-Fiction Prize); and Tuco (2015).
In 2016, the Writers’ Trust of Canada awarded Brian the Matt Cohen Lifetime Award to honour his body of work.
More information about Brian Brett is available here.
- Fossil Ground at Phantom Creek (1976)
- Smoke without Exit (1984)
- Evolution in Every Direction (1987)
- The Fungus Garden (1988)
- Tanganyika (1991)
- Poems: New and Selected (1993)
- Allegories of Love and Disaster (1993)
- The Colour of Bones in a Stream (1998)
- Coyote (2003)
- Night Directions for the Lost (CD) (2003)
- Uproar’s Your Only Music (2004)
- Trauma Farm (2009)
- The Wind River Variations (2012)
- Tuco : The parrot, the others, and a scattershot world (2015)
- Refugium: poems for the Pacific (2017), Yvonne Blomer, ed.