Browne was a runner-up in the Fish Publishing Short Memoir Prize, judged by Carmen Bugan, and her essay “Kibun” appears in the Fish 2015 Anthology. Her fiction and essays have also appeared in Unstuck, the Minnetonka Review, and Clare. She was a finalist in Glimmer Train‘s Short Story Award for New Writers contest in 2010 and a 2007 finalist in the William Allen Creative Nonfiction Contest held by The Journal (Ohio State University). Her nonfiction writing appears in the anthology Gardening at a Deeper Level, published by Garden House Press in 2004.
Browne is a former newspaper reporter and editor whose work appeared in business journals nationally. Special sections she oversaw as a senior editor at the San Francisco Business Times won state and national awards. As a freelance writer and editor, Browne has worked with media outlets, publishing companies, literary magazines, and individuals.
When not taking care of her two young boys, Browne works out of a shared and somewhat dilapidated studio space. Despite living in San Francisco for 15 years, she’s managed to maintain her dislike of yoga and kale.