Sept. 16, 2016
** Recipient of the Lambda Literary 2016 Judith A. Markowitz Emerging Writer Award **
Bryan Borland is the author of two previous collections of poetry, My Life as Adam (Sibling Rivalry Press 2010) and Less Fortunate Pirates: Poems from the First Year Without My Father (Sibling Rivalry Press 2012). The American Library Association has honored him as both poet (My Life as Adam) and editor (Lady Business: A Celebration of Lesbian Poetry and Joy Exhaustible: Assaracus Presents The Publishers) through inclusion on its "Over the Rainbow" List of Recommended Reading.
Borland is also the founder and publisher of Sibling Rivalry Press, an independent publishing house that he runs with his husband, Seth, and the founding editor of Assaracus, the world’s only print journal dedicated exclusively to the gay poet and named by Library Journal as "Best New Magazine" of 2012.