This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on February 26, 2012 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series. Anne Waldman and Lee Ann Brown read that evening.
Lee Ann Brown was born in Tokyo, raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, and received her MFA in poetry from Brown University. She is the author of Polyverse, The Sleep That Changed Everything, and The Voluptuary Lion Poems of Spring, and is the publisher of Tender Buttons press, publishing experimental poetry by women. Brown has held fellowships with Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Yaddo, Djerassi, the MacDowell Colony, the Howard Foundation, and the International Center for Poetry in Marseille, France. She currently divides her time between New York City, where she teaches poetry at St. John’s University, and Marshall, North Carolina, where she founded and directs the French Broad Institute (of Time & the River).
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to Lee Ann Brown, please click here.