Colwill Brown

Lance Cleland

Colwill Brown was born and raised in South Yorkshire, England, and is based in Austin, Texas, where she is an MFA candidate at the University of Texas at Austin, and Fiction Editor at Bat City Review. For the last decade, she has lived with ME/CFS, a debilitating neurological disease triggered by a virus that, due to medical neglect, currently has no treatment. Recipient of the Wellspring House Writer-in-Residence Fellowship, the Henry Blackwell Essay Prize, and a Crawley-Garwood Research Grant, Colwill’s writing has received fellowships and awards from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Boston College, Kansas State University, the Anderson Center, and GrubStreet. Her work appears in Granta magazine and is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner.