In 2008, Brent graduated from NYU, double-majoring in Literature and Music. He made the Dean’s List and was awarded the Dean’s Grant for Creative Writing. After graduating, and living briefly in France, he became an English and History tutor, helping students improve their grades and craft successful college applications. He has consulted for several indie record labels and has worked as a professional musician, recording and teaching piano, guitar and drums. His music has appeared in shows such as Gossip Girl and Skins. His short fiction has been published in magazine form by Penguin-Random House and he is represented by the literary agency Kuhn Projects. He is currently at work on his first novel.

Brent’s hobbies include the three R’s: reading, writing and dancing to Robyn. He also loves the New York Knicks, and believes they’ll turn it around someday.

Education & Qualifications
  • Columbia, M.A. Politics candidate
  • New York University, B.A. Literature & Music (Dean's List)
  • Creative Writing
  • Expository Writing
  • History
  • Music
  • Admissions Coaching (HS, College)