Rebecca Brown

Rebecca Brown’s new book NOT HEAVEN, SOMEWHERE ELSE, in October, 2018 by Tarpaulin Sky. She is currently putting together a book of essays. She is also  is a the author of a dozen other books published in the US and abroad, including AMERICAN ROMANCES,  THE HAUNTED HOUSE, THE DOGS:A MODERN BESTIARY,  THE TERRIBLE GIRLS and THE GIFTS OF THE BODY.   Her work has been translated into Japanese, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Italian, etc. Her criticism often appears in The Stranger.   Her altered texts and installations have been exhibited in the Frye Art Museum, Hedreen Gallery, Arizona Center for Poetry and elsewhere.  “Monstrous,” her one woman performance/talk about Frankenstein premiered at Northwest Film Forum.  She’s also written a play, THE TOASTER, and the libretto for a dance opera, THE ONION TWINS.  She has been awarded fellowships to MacDowell. Yaddo, Hedgebrook, Hawthornden Castle, The Millay Colony and elsewhere.  She was the first Writer in Residence at Hugo House, co-founder of the Jack Straw Writers Program and former creative director of the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference in Port Townsend.  For 20 years she taught in the low residency MFA program at Goddard College and is currently Senior-Artist in-Residence at University of Washington, Bothell. She lives in Seattle with her spouse.