In 2012, Garrett attained his B.A. in Creative Writing from Grand Valley State University. From 2012 through 2014, he served as the Nonfiction Editor of Squalorly. He has been fortunate enough to place literary work at Barely South Review, Midwestern Gothic, Monkeybicycle, and Whiskeypaper.
Garrett founded Orson's Publishing in 2016, an independent book publisher championing the wise and approachable. That same year, he published his first novel, Wounded Tongue.
Originally from Hart, Michigan, Garrett currently lives in Seattle, Washington.