Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown founded the Aspen Writers’ Conference, and Writers’ Conferences & Centers. His poems have appeared in many literary periodicals, and he is the editor of several anthologies including his newest (with Harold Schechter), Killer Verse: Poems about Mayhem and Murder from Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets Series. He is the author of six chapbooks and six full-length collections of poetry, including Return of the Prodigals, More Things in Heaven and Earth, Fables from the Ark, Future Ship, No Other Paradise, and A Thousand Kim, due out form Tiger Bark Press in 2013. His memoir, Lost Sheep: A Portrait of Aspen in the ‘70s, was published in 2012. A collection of the poems of Flemish poet Herman de Coninck entitled The Plural of Happiness, which he and his wife translated, was released in the Field Translation Series in 2006. His latest work Time-Bound has just been released and can be purchased at www.tigerbarkpress.com

Sadly, Kurt passed away on June 16, 2013. Tiger Bark Press will honor him with a volume of his selected poems. If you knew Kurt and wish to contribute to the publication, please visit Tiger Bark’s site or contact Steve Huff at nomdeplume1@frontier.com.