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Brian Kornell's essays appear in The Kenyon Review online, Ninth Letter, The Poetry Foundation's Harriet, the blog, The Rumpus, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Older Queer Voices: The Intimacy of Survival, OCHO, and elsewhere.

He wrote a monthly essay series called Fat and Queer for Queen Mob's Teahouse.

He has attended workshops and residencies at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, he was a Jane G. Camp fellow for The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), a Lambda Literary fellow for The Sundress Academy of the Arts residency, and he was awarded an Artist's Grant for a residency at the Vermont Studio Center.

He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He lives in Chicago, IL.

Author photos: Sara Wainscott