Tracy Brown

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Tracy Brown (born 1974)[1] is an American author of urban fiction who is known for her works set in Staten Island, New York.

Personal life[edit]

Tracy Brown lives in Staten Island, New York, where she was born and grew up.

Brown became pregnant with her daughter Ashley when she was 15 years old, but managed to graduate high school. She is also the mother of two boys, Quaviel and Justin.[2]

On December 2, 2015 Brown visited the Borough of Manhattan Community College as a guest speaker to students who are interested in becoming professional writers and are fans of her work.


Her books, which are set in Staten Island and focus on women who triumph despite adversity, have been Essence Magazine bestsellers.[3]


  • Black, Triple Crown Publications, 2003
  • Dime Piece, Triple Crown Publications, 2004
  • Criminal Minded, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2005
  • White Lines, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2007[4]
  • Twisted, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008[5]
  • Snapped, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009[6]
  • Aftermath, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011[7]
  • White Lines II: Sunny, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2012
  • Flirting with Disaster, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013
  • White Lines III: All Falls Down, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015

Tracy Brown’s stories have appeared in the anthologies The Game: Short Stories About the Life and Flirt.


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