“An honest, piercing, blunt, lyrical, remarkable writer about the endless chambers of joy and pain in the heart.” Brian Doyle, author of Mink River

Winner of the 2022 Independent Publisher Awards Bronze Medal for Regional Fiction; Finalist for the 2022 National Indie Excellence Awards. (2021) Paperback publication of Wren , a novel. “Insightful novel tackles questions of parenthood, marriage, and friendship with finesse and empathy … with striking descriptions of Oregon topography.” —Kirkus Reviews (2018) Audiobook publication of Wren.







(2016) Season of Wonder: Losing and Finding (CreateSpace). Author. “Finding wonder in a time of loss of relationship. A book to savor even as it is difficult to put down on first read.” Reverend Ann Fontaine








(2011) Jesus Loves Women: A Memoir of Body and Spirit (DreamSeeker Books). Author. “The body is getting its due as the normal gifted vehicle for Spirit!” Richard Rohr, author of Falling Upward “Impressive in its scope of thought and coverage of so many aspects of one woman’s life. Brown’s memoir is a book one keeps close on the shelf.” Nancy Slavin for Hipfish Magazine