Molly McCully Brown, 44th Annual ODU Literary Festival


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Featured Participant

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University Theatre; Virtual

Author/Artist Bio

Molly McCully Brown is the author of the essay collection, Places I’ve Taken My Body, which was named one of Kirkus Reviews’ best nonfiction titles of 2020, and the poetry collection, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, which won the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. With Susannah Nevision, she wrote the poetry collection In the Field Between Us. The recipient of a United States Artists Fellowship, the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation and Jeff Baskin Writers fellowships, Brown is an assistant professor of English and creative nonfiction at Old Dominion University.


Tuesday, October 5, 4 p.m.

Kent Wascom, Festival Co-director, welcomed the audience and introduced Sheri Reynolds, best-selling novelist and Chair of the English Department, who introduced Molly McCully Brown.

Video Runtime: 00:54:41

File Size: 157 MB

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