Adam Brown

Poet

420 Autumn Ave
Eugene, OR 97404
Phone: 
541-653-5750

Author's Bio

Adam Levon Brown is an Award-winning poet, Mental health advocate/sufferer, and published Artist. He is the author of six poetry books. He has had his work translated in Spanish, Albanian, Arabic, and Afrikaans. He won the 2019 Blue Nib Chapbook Award, and has been shortlisted for the Erbacce Prize for Poetry three times. 

Boasting over 350 published poems, you can find his writing at such publications as Rust+Moth, Burningword Literary Journal, Epigraph, and The Good Men Project. 

He had the honor of being the judge for the 2019 Into the Void Poetry Prize Contest. He also had the honor of being a volunteer reader for the 2020 Firecracker Awards, as well as a participant in the 2020 Tupelo Press 30/30 Challenge. 

You can find out more about his work by visiting https://adamlevonbrown.com/

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Break: Poems on Mental Illness (Poetic Justice, 2019)
Chapbooks:
Klonopin Meets Sysiphus (Weasel Press, 2019)
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Angelic Hymns of a Life Once Burdened (Cyberwit.net, 2018)
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Death is Not Our Holy Word (Alien Buddha Press, 2018)
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"Loco"motion of Life (Alien Buddha Press, 2017)
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Embedded Memories of a Shooting Star (Transcendent Zero Press, 2017)
Journals: ,
Anti-Heroin Chic
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Ariel Chart
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Asian Signature
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Corvus Review
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Dissident Voice
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Epigraph
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First Literary Review-East
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Full of Crow
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High Coupe
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Horror Sleaze Trash
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In Between Hangovers
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Jellyfish Whispers
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Leaves of Ink
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Otoliths
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Penwood Review
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Plum Tree Tavern
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Poetic Diversity
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Pyrokinection
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Red River Review
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The Literary Yard
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The Magnolia Review
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The Piker Press
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The Stray Branch
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Tuck Magazine
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Uut Poetry
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Walking is Still Honest
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Winamop
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Writing Raw
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Yellow Chair Review
Prizes won: 

First Prize Winner of the 2019 Blue Nib Chapbook Contest

Thrice shortlisted for the Erbacce Prize for Poetry - 2017-2019-2020 

Special mention in the 2018 Pangolin Prize Competition 

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Allen Ginsberg J.K Rowling Stephen King Charles Bukowski
What I'm reading now: 
Depression and Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim, The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, Helium by Rudy Francisco

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Disabled, English American, Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Disability, Illness/Wellness, LGBTQ, Mental Health
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Eugene, OR
Oregon
Raised in: 
Eugene, OR
Oregon
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Last update: Nov 03, 2020