Collier Brown, PhD

Preceptor in Expository Writing, Harvard University
Collier Brown is an internationally recognized poet, photography critic, and literary scholar. He is the editor of two fine art photo book publishers: 21st Editions (Massachusetts) and Edition Galerie Vevais (Germany). Brown is also the founding editor of the online photography journal, Od Review. He has published numerous essays on photography in journals and books, including Literary Chickens (Abbeville Press, 2018), The Art of Ruin (Twin Palms, 2015), and Eyemazing: The New Collectible Art Photography (Thames & Hudson, 2013). Brown's poetry has also been published widely in reviews such as Best New Poets, Poetry East, Asheville Poetry Review, Unsplendid, The Cortland Review, and Barrow Street. His first full length poetry collection Eye, Thus Far, Unplucked is out now with Stephen F. Austin University Press. Brown earned his MFA in poetry from McNeese State University and received his PhD in American studies from Harvard University, where he worked on the aesthetic history of waste and wastelands.


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