Brett Edward Stout, was born and raised in Cedar Rapids Iowa. At the age of 18 he joined the United States Marine Corps.
He has served as Executive Director of the Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Cultural Foundation and of the Rainbow Film Festival and is the creator and administrator of the Gay Marines Facebook page.
His passion for writing began when he wrote his first poem in 4th grade almost getting himself suspended from school; he’s been in love with writing ever since.
Brett Edward Stout’s debut novel Sugar-baby Bridge is available on amazon.com. Stout has been a regular contributor to OUT Magazine, The Advocate, ACCESSline Iowa, Watermark Orlando, Gay.net and numerous other publications.