Carolyn J. Brown

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2023 Participant · Mississippi · Non-Fiction · Memoir

Carolyn J. Brown
Carolyn J. Brown

Dr. Carolyn J. Brown is a teacher, writer, editor, and independent scholar who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Before moving back to North Carolina last year, she lived in Jackson, Mississippi, for sixteen years. There she wrote five books about Mississippi women with University Press of Mississippi, including award-winning biographies of Jackson writers Eudora Welty and Margaret Walker. Her most recent book, To Dance, To Live: A Biography of Thalia Mara, is available now. Find her at

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  • To Dance, to Live: A Biography of Thalia Mara

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