Brian Batchelor is a poet and artist currently working on a chapbook of illuminated poems. He is a member of the Stillwater Writer’s Collective and has been an avid participant in workshops taught by writers from the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop.
I was born in 1983 in the tiny town of Washington, D.C. When I don’t have a paint brush in my hand, a nice cheap Bic pen takes its place. Albert Camus said it best: “A man’s life is nothing but an extended trek though the detours of art to recapture those one or two moments when his heart first opened.”