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Mahogany L. Browne

Mahogany L. Browne is the Executive Director of JustMedia, a media literacy initiative designed to support the groundwork of criminal justice leaders and community members. This position is informed by her career as a writer, organizer, and educator. Browne has received fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House, Mellon Research, and Rauschenberg. She is the author of recent works: Chlorine Sky, Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice, Woke Baby, and Black Girl Magic. She is the founder of the diverse lit initiative, Woke Baby Book Fair. I Remember Death By Its Proximity to What I Love responds to the impact of mass incarceration on women and children, and is Browne's latest poetry collection. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Books

  • I Remember Death By Its Proximity to What I Love

    The long form poem is tethered in folklore and personal narrative, detailing the impact of the destructive mass incarceration system.

  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2

    A BreakBeat Poets anthology to celebrate and canonize the words of Black women across the diaspora.