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Jocelyn Brown,

Jocelyn Brown

I organize people’s words into strong stories.

Favourite book  
The Blue Flower
 by Penelope Fitzgerald

Six-word memoir 
Looked closely, savoured details, swam hard.


  • Published two books and several short stories
  • Writer in Residence at Edmonton Public Library (2011-12)
  • Creative writing instructor for at Concordia University and Grant MacEwan University (1998-2008, Edmonton)
  • Writer/editor for three book-length memoir projects before joining Echo
  • Winner of McClelland and Stewart Journey Prize for short fiction (2002), Alberta Views annual best-fiction award (2005), and CBC dramatic monologue (2008) and regular participant at the Banff Centre for the Arts writing studios

Deepest fear
Not seeing Paris before I die.