blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Carrie Brown, a former journalist, lives in Sweet Briar, Virginia, with her husband, the novelist John Gregory Brown, and their three children. Her first novel, Rose’s Garden, won the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Her most recent novel, The Hatbox Baby, won the 2001 Great Lakes Booksellers Association award for fiction and the 2001 Library of Virginia Literary Award. The House on Belle Isle, a collection of stories, was just published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (see Links).