Brian Laidlaw

Brian Laidlaw is a poet-songwriter currently living in the Sierra Nevada. His books include The Stuntman (Milkweed Editions, 2015) and The Mirrormaker (Milkweed Editions, 2018), as well as Summer Err: A John Muir Erasure, forthcoming from Mount Vision Press. A recent recipient of a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Denver, Brian now mentors neurodivergent poets and songwriters through Unrestricted Interest, a company he co-founded with poet Chris Martin. He continues to make music with his band The Family Trade, and moonlights – often literally – as a rock climber.