Brian Gilmore is a Washington, DC poet, writer, and public interest attorney. He currently teaches at the Michigan State University College of Law. He is the author of two critically-acclaimed collections of poetry, elvis presley is alive and well and living in harlem (1993) and Jungle Nights and Soda Fountain Rags (2001). He has been a regular columnist with The Progressive Media Project since 2003. He has published in The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Detroit Free Press, The Albany Times Union, The Charlotte Observer, The Sacramento Bee, The Prince George’s Post, The Washington Informer, The Progressive, The Nation, The Utne Reader, American Songwriter Magazine, Jazz Times, Jazz and Blues, The Crisis, Emerge, Book Forum, Jubilat, Callalloo, The Washington Review, Icarus, Red Brick Review, The Bridge, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, and the anthologis In Search of Color Everywhere and Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2007 and received an Individual Artist Award from the state of Maryland in 2001 and 2003.
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/gilmore-brian/
Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013