Brian Conn


Brian Conn is the author of The Fixed Stars: Thirty-Seven Emblems for the Perilous Season, which won the Bard Fiction Prize and appeared on’s list of the top ten science fiction and fantasy books of the year. His short fiction has appeared in The Year's Best Weird Fiction, Conjunctions, Unstuck, The Cincinnati Review, and Greatest Uncommon Denominator, among other journals. He co-founded, and for seven years co-edited, the literary journal Birkensnake. He earned his MFA from Brown University, and has also taught at Bard College, UC Santa Cruz, and the University of Rhode Island.