Brian has written for Alba, All Music Guide, Arts Indiana, The Bark, The Big Jewel, Blues Revue, City Pages, Elephant Journal, elimae,
The Evergreen Review, Gigantic, Guitar World Acoustic, Guffaw,
Gulf Coast, Hobart, Juked, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, METRO, mnartists.org, Monkeybicycle, Opium, Paper Darts, Phoebe, Publishers Weekly,
The Quarterly, Rain Taxi, The Rake, Revolver, Seventeen,
The Sycamore Review, The Writer and Yankee Pot Roast.
He’s performed comedy at the 331 Club, Art Shanties Project 2010, Bedlam Theatre, Brave New Workshop, Bryant Lake Bowl, Club Jager, Dangerous Man Brewing, KFAI’s Listening Lounge, MPR’s Fitzgerald Theater, The Hollywood Improv, 2010 and 2011 Minnesota Fringe Festivals, Nomad World Pub, Northern Spark 2013, Northrop Memorial Auditorium, The Playwrights’ Center, The Ritz Theater,
The Soap Factory, Teatro Zuccone, Triple Rock Social Club, Trylon Microcinema, The Turf Club, Walker Art Center, Widespot Performing Arts Center, Wild River Festival, WMSE’S Wild Wild Midwest Variety Show and the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.
For two years Brian hosted “You Are Hear,” a monthly literary podcast, for mnartists.org, a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the McKnight Foundation.