The Poet and the Poem
Featured Garrett J. Brown
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Garrett J. Brown’s first book of poems, Manna Sifting, won the Liam Rector First Book Prize from Briery Creek Press in 2009, and his chapbook, Cubicles, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2014. His other awards include first place in the Poetry Center of Chicago’s Juried Reading, judged by Jorie Graham; runner-up in the Maryland Emerging Voices competition; and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in The Black Warrior Review, Poetry East, TriQuarterly, Natural Bridge, The Account, and Passages North. He makes his home in Baltimore and is an Associate Professor at Anne Arundel Community College.