blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Michelle Chan Brown

Michelle Chan Brown is the author of the book of poems Double Agent (Kore Press, 2012), winner of the 2011 Kore First Book Award, judged by Bhanu Kapil, and a chapbook, The Clever Decoys (LATR Editions, 2010). She was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and has received scholarships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Wesleyan Writers’ Conference. A Kundiman fellow, Brown earned an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she was a Rackham Fellow. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cimarron Review, Linebreak, The Missouri Review, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, and Witness, among others. She teaches and serves as the poetry editor for Drunken Boat.  end

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