Poetry. THE BROTHER SWIMMING BENEATH ME is not just about loss, grief, a brother who succumbs to complications of leukemia at a young age; the poems within are also about addiction, sexual identity, enlightenment, jazz, Paris, and the Iraq War.
|Publisher:||Black Lawrence Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Brent Goodman's debut poetry collection, THE BROTHER SWIMMING BENEATH ME (Black Lawrence Press, 2009), was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and a Thom Gunn Award. His next book with Black Lawrence Press, FAR FROM SUDDEN, was published in 2012. A recipient of two Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowships, his work has appeared in Poetry, Diode, Green Mountains Review, Puerto Del Sol, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Pank, Devil's Lake, and elsewhere. Brent lives in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, where he's a professional copywriter, assistant editor for the online journal Anti-, and a certified Reiki Master teacher/practitioner.