Nathan Brown (poet)

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Nathan Brown
Nathan Brown 2013.jpg
Brown in 2013
Occupation Poet, Author, Singer-Songwriter
Notable awards 2009 Oklahoma Book Award

Nathan Brown is an author, singer-songwriter, and award-winning poet who served as the Oklahoma Poet Laureate from 2013 to 2014.


Though born in Longview, Texas, in 1965, his family moved to Norman, Oklahoma, in January 1970, where he grew up and lived most of his life.

Published books[edit]

  • My Salvaged Heart: Story of a Cautious Courtship (2016)
  • To Sing Hallucinated: First Thoughts on Last Words (2015)
  • Oklahoma Poems, and Their Poets (2014)
  • Less Is More, More or Less (2013)
  • Karma Crisis:New and Selected Poems (2012)
  • Letters to the One-Armed Poet: A Memoir of Friendship, Loss, and Butternut Squash Ravioli (2011)
  • My Sideways Heart (2010)
  • Two Tables Over (2008)
  • Not Exactly Job (2007)
  • Ashes over the Southwest (2005)
  • Suffer the Little Voices (2005)
  • Hobson's Choice (2002)


  • Gypsy Moon]
  • Driftin' Away
  • Fall
  • What does this have to do with anything?
  • The Why in the Road


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