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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Brian Holmes

Graduate Student (ENG) T.A. (WRT)




Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition

Brian Holmes is a poet and writer from the Rio Grande Valley. His first publication “Slutty Embellishments: Elizabethan Fashion and Projections of Decadence in Marlowe’s Hero and Leander” is the most telling thing about his scholarship and the trauma of poetry. He holds a BA in English and Russian from Trinity University, where he was the recipient of the Coleen Grissom English Honor award and the US State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship. He spends most of his time burning and ripping apart poems than actually writing