J. Scott Brownlee

J. Scott Brownlee is a poet from Llano, Texas.  His work appears widely and includes the chapbook Highway or Belief, which won the 2013 Button Poetry Prize.  He is a founding member of The Localists, a literary collective that emphasizes place-based writing of personal witness, cultural memory, and the aesthetically marginalized working-class, both in the United States and abroad.  A former Writers in the Public Schools Fellow at NYU, he currently lives in Brooklyn.