Finalist in the 2023 Nick Adams Short Story Contest
Story: Soft Machines
More about November Brown:
- Senior at Grinnell College
- Majors: English and Psychology
- Hometown: Kewadin, MI
ACM: Do you have plans after graduation?
Brown: I plan to attend graduate school in the next few years to obtain an MFA in Creative Writing. In the meantime, I will be employed at a local bookstore and working towards publishing a novel!
ACM: What sparked your interest in writing, and how did you get started writing fiction?
Brown: I began writing fiction when the backstories for my Barbies became too complicated to remember.
ACM: How have you developed your writing while you’ve been at Grinnell?
Brown: Grinnell College has provided me with ample resources and mentorship to improve my writing. My story, “Soft Machines,” began as a flash fiction piece in a workshop seminar there.