Garrett Brown

Garrett J. Brown’s first book of poems, Manna Sifting, won the Liam Rector First Book Prize from Briery Creek Press in 2009.  His other awards include first place in the Poetry Center of Chicago’s 2005 Juried Reading contest, judged by Jorie Graham, runner-up in the 2003 Maryland Emerging Voices competition, and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000.  His poems have appeared in journals including the American Poetry Journal, Urbanite Baltimore, the Ledge, and Natural Bridge and in his 2003 chapbook, Panning the Sky.

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