Shawntai Brown

Author Biographies

Shawntai Brown is a Detroit writer, literacy coordinator and teaching artist. Her work centers on empowering communities through experiences that educate, challenge and entertain. As a playwright, she is interested in the dialogue between script, actors, directors and audience, and how that informs and reshapes communities, especially concerning queer people of color. Also, she likes to laugh, and invites audiences to laugh as well. She has a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from Western Michigan University and a Master of Arts in Literacy Learning from Marygrove College. You can find her poetry in Kaleidoscope, Cactus Heart, and Synaesthesia Magazine. She serves as the School Coordinator with InsideOut Literary Arts where she previously served as a teaching artist. She is a 2020 Krege Live Arts Fellow.

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Available for download on Sunday, August 01, 2021