Cassie E. Brown
fiction writer & tea drinker


Cassie E. Brown (she/her) is a fiction writer residing in Lexington, Kentucky. Her work draws inspiration from her childhood in rural Missouri, classic children’s literature, and speculative fiction. Cassie’s work explores what is ugly, beautiful, and true about rural places and fairy tales. She has a BA from Kenyon College and an MSW from the University of Denver.

She is a graduate of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning Author Academy, where she was mentored by author Christopher Rowe. She currently serves on the Author Academy Alumni Advisory Board.

Apart from writing, she is a clinical social worker and a tea aficionado.