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Nathan Brown is an author, songwriter, and award-winning poet living in Wimberley, Texas. He holds a PhD in English and Journalism from the University of Oklahoma where he taught for seventeen years. He served as Poet Laureate for the State of Oklahoma in 2013/14 and mostly travels now, performing readings and concerts, as well as speaking and leading workshops in schools, libraries, and community organizations on creativity and creative writing. Nathan has published fourteen books. Recent titles are An Honest Day’s Confession and Don’t Try, a collection of co-written poems with Austin Music Hall of Fame songwriter, Jon Dee Graham. Karma Crisis: New and Selected Poems, was a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize and the Oklahoma Book Award. His earlier book, Two Tables Over, won the 2009 Oklahoma Book Award. Naomi Shihab Nye said about Nathan’s book, My Salvaged Heart: “Brave new world! The sizzle of couplings and uncouplings – attraction and romance, ineffable magnetism, mysterious as ever – but doused with a savory dose of Nathan Brown humor, a tilted long-ranging eye that sees the next bend in the road even when he’s standing right here, firmly planted.”

To Sing Hallucinated | Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press
To Sing Hallucinated | Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press
To Sing Hallucinated | Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press
My Salvaged Heart | Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press

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Less is More, More or less | Poetry by Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press
To Sing Hallucinated | Nathan Brown | Mezcalita Press