About

JAMES BROWN is the author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Apology to the Young Addict, The Los Angeles Diaries and This River. He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and the Nelson Algren Literary Award in short fiction. Brown’s work has appeared in GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Ploughshares, New England Review, River Teeth, and many other publications.

Other Works

  • This River: A Memoir

    2011
  • The Los Angeles Diaries: A Memoir

    2003

Awards and Recognition

  • National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, Nelson Algren Award in Short Fiction, Chesterfield Film Writing Fellowship