Brandon Jordan Brown is a 2014 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow, winner of the 2016 Orison Anthology Poetry Prize, a scholarship recipient from The Sun, and a former PEN in the Community poetry instructor.
His work has appeared or is forthcoming in West Branch; RHINO Poetry; The Journal; Sycamore Review; Scalawag; Yemassee; Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest; Birmingham Poetry Review; Winter Tangerine Review; Tinderbox Poetry Journal; Grist; Forklift, Ohio; Radar Poetry and elsewhere.
Brandon is a frequent collaborator on hybrid-media projects with filmmakers, composers, and artists across the United States. Brandon’s poetry-film, “XOXO,” was a 2018 selection at Cadence: A Video Poetry Festival in Seattle, WA. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he currently lives in Portland, Oregon.