Gregory Brown is the author of the novel, The Lowering Days, which has been translated into multiple languages, was a Publishers Marketplace Buzz Book, a Goodreads Best Debut Novel, a Library Journal Best Debut Novel, longlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and won an AudioFile Magazine Earphones award.
His short stories have appeared in several publications, including Tin House, Alaska Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Epoch, and Narrative Magazine, where he was a winner of the 30Below Prize. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, LitHub, The Millions, The Chicago Tribune, The Rumpus, American Short Fiction, and other publications.
A graduate of the Thomas College, Columbia University, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was a Teaching-Writing Fellow, his work has been supported by fellowships and awards from MacDowell, the Maine Arts Commission, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
He’s based in Maine, on unceded Wabanaki territory, where he grew up and lives with his daughter, spouse, and many dogs.