Meet Abigail

Browning is a talented researcher and skillful dancer.

Abigail Browning, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abigail has poems published in a range of journals including the Yemassee Journal OnlineThe Greensboro Review, Linebreakand RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. In 2020, Browning attended the Grammy Awards as a lyricist for the Grammy Nominated group, Che Apalache, for her work on their album, “Rearrange my Heart,” produced by Béla Fleck.

Dr. Browning completed her PhD at NC State University in Communication Studies, Media Studies, and English. Her dissertation work researches viral media phenomena that result in offline activism, and her case study was the 2017 Women’s March on Washington.

Dr. Browning also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances across the world in her free time. She also DJs music from the era at local, national, and international events.

Abigail Browning at City Lights in SFO

Did you know that Abigail has a voice for radio? It’s true!

Join Abigail as she interviews novelists, poets, editors, and publishers about the art and craft of writing.

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News and Musings

  • April and May Class Sign-Ups!
    Spring Class Schedule 2015 We're excited that you're going to join us for classes at on Monday Nights! When: Mondays Where: The Lindy Lab Why you should come: You enjoy swing dancing! … Read more
  • Lindy Series Starts in November!
    We're excited that you're going to join us for classes at 8pm on Monday Nights! This 6-week class will be great for anyone who wants to improve their skills as a … Read more
  • Dance Dance YouTube Revolution
     Why Swing Dance Organizers Should Give Up DVDs Since the beginning of the YouTube Era, as long as weekend recaps and contest DVDs have been available, dancers have complained for having … Read more