My name is Collier Brown. I’m a reader. Sometimes I’m a poet, sometimes I’m a photography critic, sometimes I’m a literary scholar, sometimes I’m a teacher. (More on these things at But mainly, I’m a reader.

In this blog, you’ll find snippets from books I’m currently reading. You might also find unsubstantiated and profoundly inaccurate analogies between those books I’m currently reading and books I remember reading. This site is just a place for me to work through pages, select a line or two, and say, “hmmmm, what’s this?”