ABOUT BRIAN GARRISON

  • My non-poetry jobs have allowed me to see the world from many different angles. In no particular order, I have been a/an neuroscience researcher, ice cream truck driver, forklift operator, summer camp counselor, psychology teacher, dish washing technician, literacy advocate, thrift store sorter, statistics guru, computer repair middleman, pizza delivery expert, and a museum mail checker. There are still so many ways of seeing that I have not learned about.

    I grew up far away from any cities, and have been lucky enough to return for now. I get to play in the creek, climb trees, and chase the deer. When I do make it into the city, you can usually find me at the library or listening to some author at Powell’s Books. Follow me to hear when I have new writing or to see pictures when I find frogs in the pond!

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I am a poet with a growing interest in picture books.


    My poetry tends to reflect the books and stories that I read. Lots of science fiction and fantasy, a smattering of just-plain-ol’-science, and a scattered mix of other topics. I write for children, adults, and grand adults.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
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    The Red Spacesuit

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    Star*Line

    2016

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    Two Haiku

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    Portland Family Magazine

    2016

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    Host

    (Article)


    Star*Line

    2015

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    Mainstream, Presbyopia

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    Drunk Monkeys

    2014

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    Late Nights Around the Fire Coral

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    Asimov's Science Fiction

    2014