Brian Laidlaw is the author of The Stuntman and The Mirrormaker (Milkweed Editions, 2018). His poems have been published New American Writing, Iowa Review, FIELD, and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral; lyrics in American Songwriter Magazine; and a songwriting credit on the Grammy Award-winning album Can You Canoe? by the Okee Dokee Brothers. An accomplished musician, he has toured widely in the United States and Europe, and his most recent album is Amoratorium from Paper Darts Press. He has an MFA in poetry from the University of Minnesota’s MFA, and is now pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of Denver.