Discipline: Literature – fiction

Coryn Brown

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019

Coryn Brown is a fiction writer completing a debut collection of short stories that peels open the lives of black girls and women as they box with the side effects of trauma. She is a 2019 Tin House Summer Workshop scholar, a 2019 Emerging Writers fellow for the Center for Fiction, a 2018 Jack Jones Literary Arts fiction fellow and a 2015 VONA fiction workshop alumna.

At MacDowell, she edited several short stories and began a draft of a new story for her debut collection. She was also notified that she made the final selection pool for an artist's grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation for 2020.



Coryn Brown worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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