Adam Levon Brown

Poet

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

Author's Bio

Adam Levon Brown is an internationally published poet and cat lover. He is the author of six poetry books. He has had work translated in Spanish, Albanian, Arabic, and Afrikaans. Boasting over 350 published poems, you can find his writing at such publications as Burningword, and Epigraph.

Brown is founder, owner, and editor-in-chief of Madness Muse Press, a literary publishing press dedicated to enacting social change through the power of writing. He also volunteers as part of the social media team for the Oregon Poetry Association.

He celebrates two collections and three chapbooks:

 

“Death is not our Holy Word” (Alien Buddha Press 2017)

“Break: Poems on Mental Illness” (Poetic Justice Books & Arts, 2019)

 

“Embedded Memories of a Shooting Star” (Transcendent Zero Press, 2018)

“Angelic Hymns of a Life Once Burdened” (Cyberwit, 2018)

“Klonopin Meets Sisyphus” (Weasel Press, 2019)

 

He has his third collection forthcoming from Clare Songbirds Publishing House,

with the title of, “Anima

 

He was interviewed for the public access television show, “Poetry, Prose, and Personalities”

and is set to appear on independent radio, “Out of our Minds,” the oldest, longest running poetry radio show in the United States.

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

Publications & Prizes

Books: ,
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: 

Long-listed in Erbacce Prize for Poetry 2016

Short-listed in the 2019 Erbacce Prize for Poetry 

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: Jul 03, 2019