Orbit- Trouvaille Review (2021)
Engorge Yourself- OpenDoor Magazine: Issue 7 (2021)

Capital Nourishment; Marble Hill- Gnashing Teeth: Vol. 1 (2019)

Duet for Stage and Pit - Bay View Literary Magazine: Vol. 13 (2018)

shards of self; perch, palette, portrait- Awkward Mermaid (2018)

Top 10 Secrets of Powerhouse Recruiters: Your Top Game -Changing Techniques for 2018; Jobvite, Inc. (2017)

The Motto - TrailHead, Vermont College of Fine Arts (2017)

(Broadsheet Newspaper Publication)

Nor’Easter- Squawk Back: Issue #140 (2015)



The Motto- Really Short Stories: Issue #3 (2015)

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I blame my love of red wine - DenimSkin Review: Issue #4 (2015)

No (Hell) Well Met; Kinfolk - DenimSkin Review: Issue #3 (2015)

Last Tutorials - DenimSkin Review: Issue #2 (2014)


Crossing the Hudson- Contraposition Magazine (2014)


Midtown Crosshairs- The Insomniac Propagandist (2014)

(Domain/Link Currently Defunct)

RiverCraft, Susquehanna University (2013)

Public Transportation

  Eileen, the Beetle

  Sanjay, the Sonata

  Khalenza, the Corollanator

  The Legend

SidebySide - The Women in Our Lives (2012)

The Bliss of Winter - The Vision: Vol. XXI, Hackley School (2009)


Text Settings

Peter, after his Denial of Christ, Aria for Baritone

Simon of Cyrene, Carrying the Cross, Aria for Baritone

   Premiered by Malcolm Merriweather, baritone, and Saint Peter's Chamber Ensemble 

   as part of The Passion According to St. Luke

                                                                    (William David Cooper, 2021)

Belvedere, art song for Baritone and Piano

  Premiered by Kris McCormick, baritone, and Nathan Matthew Kendrick, pianist

(Kris McCormick, 2015)

Black, for TTBB Choir

  Premiered by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble

(Matthew Tiramani, 2014)

Brian (@brahvocado) is a Bronx- born writer and performer. His work has been featured in printed publications of: RiverCraft, Trailhead, Bay View Literary Magazine, Gnashing Teeth, and DenimSkin, and online in: Squawk Back, ContrapositionOpen DoorTrouvaille ReviewAwkward Mermaid, and 3Elements Review, among others. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from Susquehanna University.


Forthcoming this year are poems to be published by Cajun Mutt Press, Overneath, and Beliveau Review


Published Photography/Mixed Media