• A native of New England, Eliot Brown graduated from the School of the Art Institute if Chicago in 2003.
Since 2006 he has been living in New Orleans, a city which deems creativity to be its own reward.
• Like me, you may have noticed how easy it is to think of others as being nothing more
than the function that they serve in your life. And like me, you may also be tempted to think
that you have some essential self that is apart from and greater than the actions that you perform.
A bit of a dissonance, eh? "The Book of Hats" is sort of a saluting, cajoling, and tickling of this dissonance.
I'm sorry. I harbor no ill will against you.