Brad Buchanan is Assistant Professor of English at CSU Sacramento, where he teaches Modern British Literature and creative writing. He holds a BA in English from McGill University, an MA from the University of Toronto, and a PhD from Stanford University. His scholarly and creative writings have appeared in journals such as Canadian Literature, the Wisconsin Review, the Journal of Modern Literature and Twentieth Century Literature. His first book of poems, entitled The Miracle Shirker was published in 2005. His latest book of poems, Swimming the Mirror, has just appeared. Director of a small literary publishing operation called Roan Press, Brad is also a member of the Sacramento Poetry Center’s Executive board, where he co-edits The Tule Review and runs an annual high school poetry writing contest. He also works as a visiting poet and judge for Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest for high school students.
Brad Buchanan performed on July 2nd, 2008.