Brian Laidlaw

Bio

Brian Laidlaw (M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Minnesota) is a poet-songwriter whose books include The Stuntman (Milkweed Editions, 2015), and The Mirrormaker (Milkweed Editions, 2018), each of which was released with a companion album of original music. A new collection called Summer Err: A John Muir Erasure Is also forthcoming from Mount Vision Press later this year. Brian is working toward a Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Denver, and continues to tour nationally as a folksinger, both solo and with his band The Family Trade.