From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Jen Brown

Jen Brown. A Black woman with a dark coiled afro, wearing glasses, nose piercings, and a white blouse, sitting and smiling at the viewer.

Jen Brown (she/her) weaves otherworldly tales about Black, queer folks righteously wielding power. An Ignyte Award-nominated author, her short stories have appeared in FIYAH Literary Magazine,’s Breathe FIYAH anthology, Anathema: Spec From the Margins, Baffling Magazine, and other places. Find more of her stories at, or follow her tweets about cats, media, and libraries at @jeninthelib.