Mahogany L. Browne

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Mahogany L. Browne is a writer, organizer & educator. Executive Director of Bowery Poetry Club & Artistic Director of Urban Word NYC & Poetry Coordinator at St. Francis College. Browne has received fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House, Mellon Research & Rauschenberg. She is the author of most recent works: Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice & Chlorine Sky. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. 


Cover Photo: Three figures with masks, one of whom has their arm raised, peeling back bars
Corrective State

The people behind bars are captives of war / The people stolen into camps and cages / speak it plain