B.J. Best

Wisconsin, United States

B.J. Best is the author of  But Our Princess Is in Another Castle, a book of prose poems inspired by classic video games.  His other two books of poetry are State Sonnets and Birds of Wisconsin.  He  teaches courses in writing and video games at Carroll University.

Website: http://bj.desperadopress.com

Twitter Username: @bjbest60


  • State Sonnets , sunnyoutside (October 2009)
  • Birds of Wisconsin , New Rivers Press (November 2010)
  • But Our Princess Is in Another Castle , Rose Metal Press (March 2013)


  • Assistant Professor of English at Carroll University (January 2005 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Washington University in St. Louis (May 2001)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Poetry