Kevin Brown

In 2018, Kevin Brown (b. 1960) completed «Countée, Ida Mae, Others: Familiar Essays on the Harlem Renaissance and More» a collection themed around his great-grandmother’s marriage to Countée Cullen and their circle.  Portions of that book have appeared in The Chattahoochee ReviewFiction InternationalThe Georgia Review, The Nation, Salmagundi and The Threenpenny Review. Calypso Editions published Kevin Brown’s English translation of Mexican author Efraín Bartolomé’s Ocosingo War Diary: Voices from Chiapas. Kevin Brown was contributing music editor to the New York Public Library African-American Desk Reference (John Wiley & Sons).  He authored the brief lives Malcolm X: His Life & Legacy (Millbrook Press) and Romare Bearden: Artist (Chelsea House).  Kevin Brown’s articles, essays, interviews, reviews and translations on literature, music and the visual arts have appeared in AfterimageAsymptoteThe Brooklyn Rail, Delaware Review of Latin American Studies, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Metamorphoses, The Times Literary Supplement and Washington Post Bookworld, among others.