Brad Buchanan PhD
Brad Buchanan PhD was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and holds degrees from McGill University (BA in English, 1994), the University of Toronto (MA in English, 1995) and Stanford University (Ph.D. in English, 2001). He taught British and Postcolonial Literature, as well as Creative Writing, at Sacramento State University until his retirement in 2016. His poetry, fiction and scholarly articles have appeared in nearly 200 journals. He is also the author of The Miracle Shirker (Poet’s Corner Press, 2005), Swimming the Mirror: Poems for My Daughter (Roan Press 2009), The Scars, Aligned: A Cancer Narrative (Finishing Line Press, 2019), the medical memoir, Living with Graft-Versus-Host Disease: How I Stopped Fighting Cancer and Started Healing, (Armin Lear Press, 2021) and the academic books Hanif Kureishi (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and Oedipus Against Freud: Myth and the End(s) of Humanism in Twentieth-Century British Literature (University of Toronto Press, 2010). His third academic book, Indict the Author of Affection: Affectation and Catachresis in Hamlet, is forthcoming from McGill-Queen’s University Press.