A Yonkers resident, Marion Brown holds a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Finishing Line Press published her chapbooks Tasted and The Morning After Summer. A winner of the Portico Poetry Competition and nominee for a Pushcart Prize, Marion Brown has placed poems recently in Liber, Cider Press Review, Kestrel, and The Night Heron Barks. She is a former Westchester County Master Gardener volunteer and currently serves on the National Council of Graywolf Press.