Adam Levon Brown


420 Autumn Ave
Eugene, OR 97404

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

Publications & Prizes

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

First Prize Winner of the 2019 Blue Nib Chapbook Contest

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: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Disabled, English American, Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Disability, Illness/Wellness, LGBTQ, Mental Health
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
Eugene, OR
Raised in: 
Eugene, OR
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Last update: Nov 10, 2019