About the Artist / Amy Selwyn / Issue 68

The photographer’s job is making the unseen seen. In my work, For me, the unseen is the emotion and the secret being shared. What is being said literally and what is being hinted at? What fundamental human quality or value is at work here? For this collection, I read each essay three times. After the...

About the Artist / Kim Adrian / Issue 66

Kim Adrian is a writer and avid amateur photographer. Her most recent book is Dear Knausgaard. Other books include the memoir The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet and The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms (ed.). The photographs of “found faces” in Brevity Issue 66 are examples of “pareidolia,” which is the tendency to interpret vague or ambiguous stimuli as...

About the Artist / Jill Khoury / Issue 65

Jill Khoury is interested in the intersection of poetry, visual art, gender, and disability. Because of her blindness, she finds her most authentic expression as a visual artist in collage, abstract, and mixed media techniques. The series of paintings for this issue of Brevity were composed in 2013 while recovering from the loss of her mother by...

About the Artist / Christina Brobby

Christina Brobby is a writer and nature photographer living in Canada’s Yukon Territory. She is drawn to remote, vast spaces. Her stories, both visual and written, often explore themes like isolation and our connection to nature. Christina’s writing has been published in a number of anthologies and literary journals. Her photography has appeared in The Sun....

About the Artist / Mike McKniff / Issue 63

Mike McKniff lives on the Olympic Peninsula, where he tries to pay attention. He can be reached at mjmckniff@gmail.com.

About the Artist / Paul Bilger / Issue 62

Paul Bilger is an experimental photographer. His work has been featured in literary journals Radar, quarrtsiluni, Hot Metal Bridge, and Blue Mesa Review; and as cover art for the musical collectives Dead Voices on Air, Autistici, and Brian. In addition to this, he serves as the Art Director of Smokelong Quarterly and teaches philosophy in...

About the Artist: Elizabeth Fackler

Elizabeth Fackler lives in Baltimore, Ohio with her family. She received her BA from The College of Wooster and MA from Ohio University and is now a high school English teacher in Columbus. Elizabeth and her dog, Huckleberry, work evenings and weekends at the Baltimore ACE Hardware where she enjoys taking photos of pre-mixed paint...