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Brian Joseph Davis

Bio: 

Brian Joseph Davis is the author of Portable Altamont, a collection that garnered praise from Spin magazine for its “elegant, wise-ass rush of truth, hiding riotous social commentary in slanderous jokes.”  Slate called his novel I, Tania, “The book of your fever dreams.” A co-founder of  Joyland, his work has been recently included in Always Apprentices: The Believer Presents 22 Conversations Between Writers. His music and theatre productions have been acclaimed by Wired, Pitchfork, Salon, and LA Weekly, which wrote, “Davis has an amazing head for aural experiments that are smart on paper and fascinating in execution.”

He’s written for Utne, The Globe and Mail and The Believer . He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Emily Schultz. Together, they write scripts.