Poetry. Brandon Brown's FLOWERING MALL is not a translation of Baudelaire's Fleurs du Mal, but it does beautifully perform an alchemical revival of the punk spirit that is French Symbolism. The book reveals our world of gorgeous excess, surveillance, friendship and possibility.
Brandon Brown is the author of several books, most recently WORK (Atleos, 2020), THE FOUR SEASONS (Wonder, 2018) and The Good Life (Big Lucks.) He has edited the zines Fuck You Longhair, Dee Dee's Kids, Sleep is the Enemy, Commonweal, OMG!, Celebrity Brush and currently edits Panda's Friend. He lives in the shadows of Albany Hill in El Cerrito, California.
Author City: OAKLAND, CA USA