Brian Gabriel Canever

Brian Gabriel Canever

Knoxville, Tennessee
I am an Argentine-American writer specializing in narrative nonfiction, essays, and poetry.
May
12
My Year Reviewing Films

My Year Reviewing Films

I spent a year reviewing films in my DVD collection. It didn't make me a penny. But, it helped me remember what I love about movies.
3 min read
May
05
Write Your Own Mother's Day Cards

Write Your Own Mother's Day Cards

Don't rely on impersonal Hallmark cards to tell someone you care about them.
2 min read
May
01
Two Micro Poems

Two Micro Poems

Observations made during a drive through Alabama to the Florida panhandle.
Apr
28
Dollywood

Dollywood

A poem about my first visit to Dollywood with my wife.
1 min read
Apr
27
The Time We Waste Not Creating

The Time We Waste Not Creating

Choose to create—not for a client, a business, an audience—but because it's what you were made to do.
2 min read
Apr
25
How I Write: Kiss You Boldly

How I Write: Kiss You Boldly

A breakdown of how I wrote a love poem for my wife when we were first dating.
4 min read
Apr
25
Kiss You Boldly

Kiss You Boldly

My paintbrushes are harmonies and stanzas moving gently across blank canvases dripping words, bright colors, painting all the ways I
1 min read
Apr
09
Has Anyone Ever Told You

Has Anyone Ever Told You

That you look a lot like the balding man on the back cover of that book Lucy posted about on
1 min read
Dec
04
Can My 9-Month Old American Daughter Love Everton?

Can My 9-Month Old American Daughter Love Everton?

It wasn’t quite déjà vu or nostalgia, but as we sat there watching as Everton Ladies defeated Liverpool 1–
1 min read
Oct
15
Inheriting a Love for the Outdoors

Inheriting a Love for the Outdoors

I was 7 years old the first time I watched my dad clean a catfish. We were in the kitchen
1 min read