“Pitts Displays a Frostian Command of the American Venacular”
– Benjamin Schmitt, At The Inkwell
In the Company of Crows – Poems of mortality, faith and the sociopolitical landscape of America in 2017. With this collection, Brandon Pitts beautifully captures the maelstrom of American society in the throes of self-destruction.
Brandon Pitts is a prominent figure in the Pacific Northwest poetry scenes, packing houses in Seattle with his dynamic readings. He was inducted into the prestigious Diaspora Dialogues as an “Emerging Voice” for fiction. He followed this with his novel Puzzle of Murders (2011) and then a poetry collection Pressure to Sing (2012). Tender in the Age of Fury, his second collection of poems, was published by Mosaic Press in 2016 to wide critical praise.