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Tess Brown-Lavoie

Visiting Assistant Professor

Tess Brown stands on a beach with her back facing towards the ocean. She is wearing white pants and a grey t-shirt

Tess Brown-Lavoie is author of Lite Year, 2019 winner of the Fence Modern Poets Series. Tess cofounded Sidewalk Ends Farm in 2011 in Providence, Rhode Island, and was recently the Anne Waldman Fellow at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School. Tess lives in Brooklyn.

MFA, Creative Writing + Poetics, Naropa University

Lite Year, 2019, Fence Modern Poet Series Prize,