Brian Brett

Brian Brett

Brian Brett is the author of thirteen books of poetry, fiction, and memoir, including the prize-winning Trauma Farm and the recently released Wind River Variations. According to Brett, his novel, Coyote, A Mystery, might or might not be (as Salman Rushdie would say) the story of an ecoterrorist who’s an incarnation of Hotei, the Laughing Buddha. Brett lives with his wife, Sharon, on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, where they farm garlic, pussy willows, and eggs.

Recent Articles

¿Por qué los bodhisattvas necesitan disturbar el status quo?

De acuerdo con la maestra Zen y científica climática Kritee, parte de nuestro trabajo acerca del cambio climático es entender sistemas: como funcionan, como somos cómplices de ellos, y cómo podemos cambiarlos para que funcionen para bien.

Find the Wisdom in Paradox

If we don’t embrace the often-paradoxical complexity of societal ills, the actions we take to solve them will be merely “Band-Aids.” Kritee on getting to the root of a problem.

Why Bodhisattvas Need to Disrupt the Status Quo

According to Zen priest and climate scientist Kritee, part of our work in addressing climate change is to understand systems — how they work, how we’re complicit in them, and how we can change them to work for the good.