Brett Carlsson


Brett has a front row seat in Allentown, PA.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I remember sitting on the gray tile floor outside of our second grade classroom with a friend. We made a book about the future.

Food pills. The plot revolved around food pills.
Do you remember the first story that had a big impact on you?
One night I opened Matilda by Roald Dahl and realized that I'd already read the book 17 times. Or maybe 22. It was a number higher than 15, not divisible by five.

I would sit at the kitchen table and stare at a glass of water until my eyes hurt. I think that counts as an impact.
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In the Time of Refraction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this rambunctious book of rhymes, Carlsson questions modern America, from the true measure of a life to just what makes a great taco. These 41 new poems will speak to anyone who loves and hates our modern world in equal measure. For fans of Shel Silverstein, Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl and Edward Lear.

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humor    poem    poetry    rhyme    satire    verse