About Linda

Linda Beatrice Brown is the author of three novels and numerous poems, plays, short stories and essays. Her latest novel, Black Angels, a novel for young people, is set in the Civil War.  A retired professor of African American Literature, Linda graduated from Bennett College in 1961 where she took part in the sit-ins. She has written for such publications as The Black Scholar, and Religion and Intellectual Life. Her book, Belles Of Liberty, published in 2013 grew out of her life long decision to speak out for justice and equality.

Linda’s latest book is a collection of poems, entitled, A Mother Knows Her Child, focused on Mary the Mother of Jesus. The book was also published as a CD in 2015. A second collection, focused on Mother Mary, Something of His Mother to Remember, was published in 2016. Linda has led numerous workshops and classes, with a spiritual focus in various locations including at the Healing Ground in Summerfield, NC. and St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville. NC. She has been a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church for over twenty years.

Linda has led several classes and workshops, which have been focused on the Divine as Mother, and the Mystery as Mother. She has also led workshops on the “Uncovering Patriarchy in our Spiritual Lives”. Her coming events include teaching a class on “The Mystery as Mother,” for Second Breath Center, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, starting Monday, September 23, 2019. For more details see, www.secondbreathcenter.com and click on events.

Me, circa 1957

Black Angels Book Signing, 2009

Sit In Participants, 2013

Crossing Over Jordan Release, 1995

Belles of Liberty Book Signing, 2013


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