Dale Brett


Dale Brett is a writer and artist from Melbourne, Australia. He is interested in exploring the melancholic malaise and technological ennui of the 21st century.

His debut novel Faceless in Nippon is forthcoming from Expat Press in 2020. Banal artifacts of an absurd reality found @_blackzodiac.


Faceless in Nippon [Expat Press]


Arisu [Tragickal]
Concentric Circuits / CODA [Surfaces]
Concentric Circuits / CODA II w/ Alexander Stephens [Surfaces]
Deer Park IV [Surfaces]
Layer 01: Self Constellations [d r e a m c o r e]
Layer 04: Nightly Aura [d r e a m c o r e]
Alt+tab persona [Expat Press]
Strip Club Train Station [Expat Press]
Your 7:45pm Class Has Been Cancelled [Expat Press]
Faceless in Nippon [Back Patio]
That One Time I was Someone Else [Back Patio]
Passengers [Muskeg]
Sapless Fortunes [Burning House Press]
Ruminations on 21st Century Inner Space [Burning House Press]
Ambit [RIC Journal]
Disruption of Flow [Misery Tourism]
Escalation of Contentment [Silent Auctions]


Blazing Apparitions in Sleepland [RIC Journal]
红口 – Red Mouth [Paint Bucket]
Caveat Emptor, Densha & Reality [Detritus Online]
‘Four Poems’ [Soft Cartel]
Marbled [Neutral Spaces Blog]
VAPORBYTE PHAZE [Nauseated Drive]
Chrome Mouth, Holographic Reflections & Tactile Hallucinations [Nu Lit Mag]

Review / Interview / Essay

Post-kawaii Aesthetics [Critical Orifice]
Kanley Stubrick - Online Lyfe as Dream Place [Neutral Spaces Blog]
Cultural Appropriation as an Attempt to Find Meaning and Escape Loneliness – A Grand Review of Noah Cicero’s Give it to the Grand Canyon [Back Patio]
Eris X Eris (introduction) [Expat Press]