Brian Hart

Brian Hart

Brian Hart was born in Idaho in 1976. He has worked as a squirrel trapper, dishwasher, line cook, janitor, house framer, welder, commercial fisherman, camp crew for the US Forest Service, drywall hanger, roofer, and hotel desk clerk. He has lived in Colorado, Oregon, California, Montana, Alaska, and Las Vegas where he was a journeyman in the Las Vegas Carpenter’s Union. In 2008 he received an MFA in fiction from the Michener Center for Writers. He has been a fellow at Yaddo and also at the MacDowell Colony. In 2005 he won the Keene Prize for Literature, the largest student-writing prize in the world. His novel, Then Came the Evening, will be published by Bloomsbury US in Feb. 2010.

As part of our IF Series, Brian collaborated with the artist Noel Waggoner and the band Over the Hill to make IF06.

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