F. Douglas Brown, “Re-Portrait of an Icon”


(August, 2018)

F. Douglas Brown is the author of Icon (Writ Large Press 2018), and Zero to Three (University of Georgia Press 2014), winner of the 2013 Cave Canem Prize. He also co-authored with poet Geffrey Davis, Begotten (Upper Rubber Boot Books 2016), a chapbook of poetry published as part of URB’s Floodgate series. Brown, an educator for over 20 years, teaches English at Loyola High School of Los Angeles, an all-boys Jesuit school, and holds fellowships from Cave Canem and Kundiman. He is the co-founder and curator of un::fade::able, a quarterly poetry reading series which honors the legacy of Sandra Bland while examining restorative justice, and ways to address racism through poetry.

You can purchase a copy of “Re-Portrait of an Icon,” or the entire year’s run of six broadsides, from Half Cracked Poetry.

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