With pad, pen, and mic stand, Brendyn continues his dig under the prison house wall, convinced that there’s more to it all than thin pop culture, prime time TV and the 9-5 Compromise.

He has written two novels and over 100 short stories. His work has appeared in Tales of the Talisman, the L.A.N.E.S. Blog, lr al Blog de Haki, Ascent Aspirations, Mindprints – A Literary Journal, The Elmont Herald, The Second Course Blog and Beginnings.

He has been a featured storyspinner at Emerson College, Suffolk University, the Life is Good Corporate Headquarters, Club OBERON, ImprovBoston, Lizard Lounge, TORO, the Lily Pad, Trident Booksellers and Cafe, Coolidge Corner Theater, Regent Theatre, Club Bohemia at the Cantab Lounge, Club Passim, Precinct, the Cyclorama, The Living Room, L.A.N.E.S. Sharing the Fire, massmouth shows, Fugitive Productions storytelling concerts, AIFF events, NEWS events, Brother Blue’s Open MicOut of the Blue Art Gallery, and the Krikorian Gallery. A Massmouth profile by writer/performer/consultant Cheryl Hamilton can be found here and an article in WickedLocal can be found there.  In addition to this site, you can find more of his work lurking around at

Brendyn has taught storytelling at Arlington Community EducationBrookline Adult and Community Education as well as Boston Speaks.

His influences include Jean Shepherd, Lord Buckley, Neil Simon, Richard Pryor, Ray Bradbury, Hunter S. Thompson, S.E. Hinton, Joe Strummer, Rod Serling, Ralph Emerson, the struggles of the righteous underdog and of course, his family.

For booking, one-to-one consulting and teaching inquiries, contact Brendyn at