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Lee Ann Brown 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. She recently received the Fence Modern Poets series Prize for her book In the Laurels, Caught, the first installment of a multi-book project called NC Ode.
Lee Ann Brown is the author of numerous poetry books including as Polyverse (Sun & Moon Press), The Sleep That Changed Everything(Wesleyan University Press), In the Laurels, Caught (Fence Books), Crowns of Charlotte (Carolina Wren Press), and Other Archer (CIMP), as well as numerous collaborative projects and performances such as Bagatelles for Cornell (Propolis Press) and an upcoming appearance as "The Vision" in a Torn Page parlor's Michael McClure's anti-war play Spider Rabbit. Critical and curatorial work includes editing Tender Buttons Press, which she talked about on Publishing-in-Transit: Tender Buttons Press: Editors and Writers in Conversation and co-editor of a book on Black Mountain College, Far from the Centers of Ambition (Lorimer Press), one of 32 poets writing Midwinter Constellation (Black Lawrence Press), and an essay on Carla Harryman in Laynie Browne's A Forest on Many Stems: Essays on the Poets Novel (Nightboat).