Brandon S. Graham

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A transient Southerner by birth and heritage, Brandon Graham has lived, worked, and studied in eight different states and four different countries. He eventually settled near Chicago where he studied visual and written narrative at Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts.

If one belief has latched itself securely to his core during his travels, it is that narrative is the most powerful bridge across social, intellectual, emotional and geographic distances.

Brandon’s first short story was published in the journal Pleiades in 1990. Since then he has written for performance, artist’s books, book reviews, web content, mail art and many many zines. He has continued to publish poems and prose in literary journals, including the recent stor

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Incunabulum Deconstructo!

An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum, is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the year 1501. As of 2014, there are about 30,000 distinct known incunable editions extant. 
Extantadjective (especially of a document) still in existence; surviving.
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Good For Nothing

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Missing People

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“But it’s still a big fight to get the work you’re really excited about onto shelves. And past that, convincing someone to pay you to do the work that you are most excited about is more than a trick, it’s a fucking scam of a magic trick.”
Brandon Graham

“His life had become a pathetic parable of alienation, a self-imposed banishment. Being alone made him feel simultaneously liberated and isolated.”
Brandon S. Graham, Good For Nothing

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