ANGELA CAROLE BROWN
writer musician artist
photo by Dailey Pike
Writer/musician/artist Angela Carole Brown is the 2018 recipient of the North Street Book Prize in Literary Fiction for her novel Trading Fours, and the SoulWord Magazine Poetry Prize for her single poem “Cotton Candy.” She is the author of seven books, in the genres of memoir, fiction, and poetry. She writes the blog Bindi Girl Chronicles.
Recently transplanted to Kansas City, Angela is a veteran of the Los Angeles music scene, having spent over three decades there as a vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist, has recorded several albums of music in the genres of jazz and folk, and is the lead singer in Elvis Schoenberg’s Orchestre Surreal.
As a visual artist, Angela has spent time in the playground of painting and drawing, glass mosaic, handcrafted dolls, video and digital art, and graphic design. Her current medium is alcohol ink on yupo, with one of her AI's recently making the cover of Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature. And, utilizing various skills, she has recently released an award-winning videobook for children, for which she is author, illustrator, narrator, and video editor.
She is featured in the documentary film The Goddess Project.