HIlary Brown

HILARY BROWN {[email protected]} was born in Salt Lake City and is the oldest of six sisters. She graduated from Utah State University and is a proud public school teacher in a border town, where she works in alternative education and drop-out prevention. Her current project is a memoir written in verse detailing her personal experiences with scrupulosity. Hilary lives in Arizona with her husband, Neil, recently adopted baby daughter, and two dogs.

Tanka: Upon Finding Out the Colorado Springs Murderer Is Mormon

Articles/Essays – Volume 57, No. 2

I could have argued
recipes with his mother
over funeral
potatoes or watched him fold
more than his share of gray chairs

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Thanksgiving in Kindergarten: Salt Lake City, Utah, 1996

Articles/Essays – Volume 56, No. 2

We grew up in a city named for water we could not drink.Our ancestors walked for miles to finda home that would not burn so easily,then stumbled on salt, which meant preservation. In 1996 we…

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