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Jason Brown

  • Associate Professor

  • Office: 208 Alder Building
  • Phone: (541) 346-0510
  • Genre: Fiction

Profile
B.A., Bowdoin College, Maine; M.F.A., Cornell University, New York.

Publications

  

  • Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work (Open City Books/Grove Atlantic, 2007)
  • Driving the Heart and Other Stories (W.W. Norton, 1999)

His work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Portland, Monthly Magazine, Epoch Magazine, Southeast Review, StoryQuarterly, TriQuarterly, Open City, Harper’s Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Indiana Review, DoubleTake, American Literary Review, Georgia Review, and The Mississippi Review.

Honors & Awards

  • 100 Other Distinguished Stories, Best American Short Stories 2010: “Flood” (2010)
  • NPR Summer Reading Suggestion for Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work (2009)
  • Special Mention Puhscart Prize Anthology: “Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work” (2009)
  • Special Mention Pushcart Prize Anthology: “Life During Peacetime” (2008)
  • 100 Other Distinguished Stories, Best American Short Stories 2005: “The Lake” (2005)
  • Corporation of Yaddo Fellowship (2002)
  • MacDowell Colony Fellowship (2002)
  • 100 Other Distinguished Stories, Best American Short Stories 1997:”Sadness of the Body” (1997)
  • Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Fiction at Stanford University (1996-1998)
  • Best American Short Stores 1996: “Driving the Heart” (1996)
  • Arthur E. Andrews Short Fiction Prize for “Sadness of the Body,” Cornell University (1995)

Author website: www.writerjasonbrown.org

News

June 2015
Interview with Robin Tung (Affording the MFA)

Spring 2015
CASCade Magazine (University of Oregon)
Direct Impact
by Jason Brooks Brown and Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown

05/10/15
Salon (online magazine of Salon Media Group)
“Only when a woman makes her own money does she have her rights”: The importance of digital literacy in Afghanistan
by Jason Brooks Brown and Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown

03/08/15
Salon (online magazine of Salon Media Group)
Interview with Roya Mahboob
by Jason Brooks Brown and Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown

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