Brian Nelson

Brian Nelson is a former Fulbright Scholar who holds degrees in international relations, economics, and creative writing (fiction). His first book, The Silence and the Scorpion: The Coup against Ch├ívez and the Making of Modern Venezuela, was named one of the Best Books of 2009 by The Economist. His work has appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Southern Humanities Review, among others. He lives in Colorado with his wife and two children.


Books by Brian Nelson

The Great Unmaking

Blackstone , 2023

Five Tribes

Blackstone , 2021

The Last Sword Maker: A Thriller

Blackstone Publishing, 2018