Brian Rigg is Jamaican born Canadian writer and agitator currently living in Toronto. His poems has recently been published in The Hawaii Review, Genre Urban Arts: House Vol.2 and A3 Review. His work has been anthologised in: Ma’ka: Diasporic Juks: Contemporary Writing by Queers of African Descent and Seminal: The Anthology of Canada’s Gay Male Poets. He is the author a previous volume poetry, A False Paradise. (ECW Press, 2001). He has been the recipient of grants from the Toronto Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. He is a proud 2016 LAMBDA Fellow. His collection, Soft Animals, won the 2021 Steel Toe Books chapbook contest.