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.

Brandons first short story was published in the journal Pleiades in 1990. Since then he has written for performance, artists 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 story

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Publishing (or not publishing) in a time of Covid

Hello. It's late August 2020. That means general weirdness; it's hard to plan because there is no normalcy, no predictability, no light at the end of the tunnel. People are sick, people are in financial trouble, and the world has tipped too far on its axis. Still, it's important to move forward as best as one is able - if not for oneself then for people that need you. So I've been moving.

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Published on August 22, 2020 09:09
Average rating: 3.72 · 167 ratings · 52 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Good For Nothing

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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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