Andrea Carter Brown

Andrea Carter Brown is the author of poetry collection, The Disheveled Bed (CavanKerry Press, 2006) and an award-winning chapbook, Brook & Rainbow (Sow’s Ear Press, 2000). She is currently completing a manuscript of linked heroic double sonnet crowns titled September 12. One section from this collection won the River Styx International Poetry Prize. Her poetry has also appeared or is forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review, Five Points, Ploughshares, The North American Review, and Mississippi Review, among many other journals, and has been featured on Poetry Daily. In addition to being nominated for a Pushcart Prize, her work has received awards from the Poetry Society of America, the Writer’s Voice, Thin Air, River Oak Review, and The MacGuffin. In Fall 2008, Five Points published her interview with Mark Doty. A longtime resident of New York City, where she was a Founding Editor of Barrow Street, she now lives in Los Angeles, where she has been a Visiting Lecturer in Poetry and the Managing Editor of the Emily Dickinson Journal at Pomona College.

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