Skila Brown

Skila Brown



Skila Brown has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has visited Guatemala numerous times in the last decade. She lives in Indiana with her husband and their three children.

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“When you open the door to hate, you will find/ it swallows you whole/ and there is no/ life left inside.”
Skila Brown, Caminar

“Forest sounds/ all around/ but on the ground/ the sound/ of Me/ grew. Echoed,/ I heard a path I could not see.”
Skila Brown, Caminar


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