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Brennan is a transgender poet, freelance writer and editor, and Best of the Net 2019 nominee. She regularly contributes LGBT arts and culture coverage for Go Magazine. Her work has appeared in Iowa’s Best Emerging Poets, Anomaly, High Shelf Press, Cathexis Northwest, Ink Lit, The Paha Review, Little Village and Aebeze Labs.

She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing and is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in writing from Sarah Lawrence College.

 
 
From her deeply thoughtful, possibility-driven engagements... it is clear that Brennan’s is a mind awake to, and interested in, texts as engagements with possibility (of being, thinking, making). Over and over, Brynn’s readings asked us to think about questions of power and love, as well the generative, troubling, and complex notions of what it means to be inside and/or outside (of an architecture, a legacy, a history, a life, a mermaid, a body, a text).
— Aracelis Girmay
The scope and vitality of Brennan’s work...was extraordinary. How affirming and exhilarating to encounter poems that “glisten with hazard” and a poet who truly delves into the catalytic possibilities of form, who reconfigures our conceptions of tradition and lineage, the grief and luminosity of our bodies....Brennan’s critical generosity during our meetings all speaks to a caring, vivified attention to poems’ emotional architecture.
— R.A. Villanueva
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