A native of Winston-Salem, NC, Abigail Browning received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, under the instruction of poets Rebecca Black, Stuart Dischell, and David Roderick. Previously, she worked with Kate Daniels and Mark Jarman at Vanderbilt University where she received her BA in English and the Merrill Moore Poetry Award. Abigail is contributing editor for the literary blog, tatestreet.org.

Currently, she is on the Carrboro, NC Poet’s Council, and helps organize and run the town’s annual West End Poetry Festival, a free poetry event for all ages.

Abigail Browning has poems either published or forthcoming in the Yemassee Journal Online, The Greensboro Review, Linebreak, and 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.

Abigail Browning at City Lights in SFO
Perusing the newest poetry at City Lights in San Francisco, CA (Photo by Patricia Brodeur)