The Poet and the Poem
Featured Melvin E. Brown
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Melvin E. Brown was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Columbia University and is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars, where he received his M.A. He has published two books of poetry, In The First Place and Blue Notes and Blessing Songs. Melvin was the longest serving editor of Chicory, a literary magazine of the Enoch Pratt Free Library; and he is a former faculty member of Sojourner Douglass College and Towson University, where he taught African American Literature and Creative Writing.