Brian Joseph Davis

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Brian Joseph Davis (born 1975) is a Canadian writer and media artist.[1]


In 2005, Coach House Books published his book Portable Altamont, a collection of avant garde humor dealing with celebrity culture.[2]

In 2007, Blocks Recording Club issued a compilation of Davis' audio work called The Definitive Host.[1]

I, Tania, a satirical novel based on the life of Patricia Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army was published in 2008.[2]

Later in 2008, Davis helped found the literary website Joyland: A hub for short fiction.[3]


  1. ^ a b Kado, Steve (2007-12-22). Megatron: team interview with Brian Joseph Davis & Steve Kado. The founder of the Blocks Recording Club talks to the Toronto artist about Patty Hearst, Whitney Huston and data-based art. "C: International Contemporary Art", 22 December 2007. Retrieved from
  2. ^ a b Thomas, June (2008-02-01). Review of "I, Tania by Brian Joseph Davis" in "Winter Books: What Slate is reading this winter". Slate, 1 February 2008. Retrieved from
  3. ^ CBC News (2008-12-30). Review of "" in "Top 100: Our favourite pop culture mementoes of 2008". CBC News, 30 December 2008. Retrieved from

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