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Brian Laidlaw is a poet-songwriter from Northern California. He has released the poetry collections Amoratorium (Paper Darts Press) and The Stuntman (Milkweed Editions), each of which includes a companion album of original music; another book called The Mirrormaker is forthcoming from Milkweed in Fall 2018. Brian is working toward a Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Denver, and continues to tour nationally and internationally with his band The Family Trade. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, where he moonlights - often literally - as a rock climber.