Brett Cross runs the two small presses of Titus Books and Atuanui Press. He is one of the ex-editors of brief magazine and in the late noughties toured the country a couple of times as the bass player in Bill Direen's band The Builders. He was born in Sydney in 1971.
Somewhere in Auckland there's an Irish guy who wrote a novel, kept it in a drawer, and only reluctantly showed it Brett someone from Auckland publisher Titus Books. Butades by TP Sweeney is about to be given worldwide distribution.