THE AWARD-WINNING BOOK BY JOEL‏ BROWN 

PUBLISHED  WORKS

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Better than Starbucks, November 2021, Vol.VI, No IV, “Go Go Go Said the Bird”(nonfiction)

  • Binnacle, Fall 2006, “Kitten” (fiction)

  • California Quarterly, Volume 32, Number 4, “Birds,” (poetry)

  • Caveat Lector, “Chronos,” (nonfiction)

  • Clackamas Literary Review, Volume 8, 2004, “Talking in my Sleep” (poetry)

  • Confluence, Volume 14, 2003, “A Little Tenderness” (poetry)

  • Connecticut Review, Volume XXVI, No.2, Fall 2004, “Smoke” (poetry)

  • Eclipse, Volume 18, Fall 2007, “Leavings,” “This Poem” (poetry)

  • Entropy, 2/20/19, “The Greening” (fiction), online

  • Evening Street Review, spring 2021, "The Mountains are Home."

  • Green Hills Literary Lantern, “Volume 24, 2013, “Voyeur.” (nonfiction)

  • Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Winter, 2007, “Shadows” (prose poem)

  • Heartlands, Volume 4, 2006, “Empty Nest” (poetry)

  • The Laurel Review, Volume 40, Number 2, Summer 2006, “Savasana” (fiction)

  • Life After Hate, online magazine, Fall 2010, Issue 34, “How Sofia Helped Heal Sheboygan County” (essay)

  • Lullwater Review, Spring 2000, “Glass III” (fiction)

  • Meadow, 2019, “Shrinkage” (fiction)

  • New English Review, December, 2020, "Pyrexia" (fiction)

  • North Dakota Quarterly, Volume 85, Numbers 1-4, 2018, “Green Scarf” (fiction)

  • Paragon Press, 2019, “Rosie” (fiction)

  • Pennsylvania English, Volume 40.1, Winter 2018/Spring 2019, “The Smell of Blood (nonfiction)

  • Penman Review, 2018, “Birds at Sunrise (fiction)

  • Pine Hills Review, February 2023, “Lights,” (nonfiction)

  • Porcupine, Volume 1, Issue 1, 1996, “ Luciano and the Lightning” (poetry)
    • Volume 4, Issue 2, 2000, “The Sharp Sunlight,” “The Scent of Lightning” (poetry)
    • Volume 5, Issue 2, 2001, “Gravity” (fiction)

  • Prism, Issue 15, "Rainy Day at McCreedy's" (poetry)

  • Quarter After Eight, Volume 6, 2000, “Glass II” (fiction)

  • Re:al, Volume 29, Spring & Fall 2004, “The Burden of Being” (essay) 

  • Redravine.com, November, 2008, “Mystery ER,” (nonfiction)

      • July 2009, “Door” (nonfiction)
    • July, 2010, “Lang-Widge,” (essay)
    • August, 2010, “da-da poetry” (essay)

  • Reflections Literary Journal, 2005, Volume 7 “Stars” reprint (fiction)

  • Rubbertop, 2018, “Cleaning House” (fiction)

  • Seems 34, 2000, “Untitled” (poetry)

  • Southern Humanities Review, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2003, “Upper Captiva” (fiction)

  • Sulphur River Literary Review, Volume 22, No.1, Vernal Equinox 2006, “This Morning” (poem)  

  • Tempest, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Number 6, Winter, 1973, “Rebellion,” “I am Alive,” “Whole Day,”
    “Murray Avenue” (poetry) – under the name Judith Marks

  • The Hong King Review, September 2022, “What Do You Call An Elephant?,” reprint (fiction), 

  • The Write Launch, August 2022, “What Do You Call An Elephant?,” (fiction)

  • Umbrella Factory Magazine, 2022,“Intrinsic Meaning,” (nonfiction)

  • Tulane Review, Spring 2013, “Like Hunger,” (poetry)

  • Voices de la Luna, “The Rabbit, the Bear and the Buffalo Man” February 2022, (nonfiction)

  • Waxing and Waning, Issue 7, 2020, “The Dacha at 5 a.m.,” “Family Photo,” “How to Leave Your Marriage,” “How Love Catches Us,” “Transcendence” (poetry)

  • Wild Violet, August 2013, “Gone” (nonfiction)

  • Willow Review, Volume 32, Spring 2005, “Stars” (fiction) 

  • Young Ravens Literary Review, Issue 14, “Waves” (nonfiction)

PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINATIONS

  • fiction – “Gravity” (appeared in Porcupine Magazine, vol. 5, issue 2)

  • poetry – “Untitled” (appeared in Seems 34, 2000)

  • nonfiction, “The Mountains are Home, (appeared in Evening Street Review, Spring 2021)   

OTHER AWARDS

  • 2005 Willow Review Prose Award (first place) for “Stars” (Willow Review, Spring 2005)

  • Margaret Reid Poetry Contest – most highly commended for “Haiku Series,” 2008

  • Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, fifth place for “Roger’s House.” 1986

  • Best of the Net 2023, nomination for “Go Go Go Said the Bird,” (Better than Starbucks, 2021)

POETRY COLLECTION

  • Burning Oak, some poems by Martin J. Rosenblum & Judith Marks (Ford), Lionhead Publishing, 1986