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Author: Brandon Courtney

Brandon Courtney is a veteran of the United States Navy and the author of THIS, SISYPHUS (YesYes Books, 2019), Rooms for Rent in the Burning City (Spark Wheel Press, 2015), The Grief Muscles (The Sheep Meadow Press, 2014), and the chapbook Inadequate Grave (YesYes Books, 2016). He has received fellowships and scholarships from Sewanee Writers Conference, Colgate University, Juniper Summer Writers Institute, and Seaside Writers Conference. His poetry appears or is forthcoming in Best New Poets 2009, Tin House, Boston Review, Guernica, Memorious, The Progressive, and American Literary Review.

Inadequate Grave
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Inadequate Grave

YesYes Books

Poetry. Brandon Courtney's INADEQUATE GRAVE spins together like slits on a zoetrope, animating a single, tragic moment: the drowning of a best friend in the Arabian gulf during the Iraq War. Mulling over that moment the way only a mind under grief's...

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This, Sisyphus
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This, Sisyphus

YesYes Books

Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Metaphysical in scope, transcendent in language, THIS, SISYPHUS makes malleable received forms and rhyme to articulate what it means to face incalculable loss. Centered on the death and subsequent repatriation of a sailor wh...

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