Civitella Raneri

Molly McCully Brown


Molly McCully Brown is the author of the poetry collection The Virginia State Colony For Epileptics and Feebleminded (2017), which won the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize and was named a New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2017. Brown has also published a volume of essays, Places I’ve Taken My Body (2020), and co-authored the poetry collection In The Field Between Us (2020). The recipient of fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, United States Artists, and The Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, she teaches at Kenyon College, where she is the Kenyon Review Fellow in Poetry.

Festival Years: 2020, 2021