Heather Brown Barrett


Heather Brown Barrett is an award-winning poet in southeastern Virginia. She mothers her young son and contemplates life, the universe, and everything with her writer husband. She is a Cherokee Nation citizen by birth, a member of Hampton Roads Writers where she serves on the board and newsletter staff, and a regular student of The Muse Writers Center.

Her poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic ReviewYellow Arrow JournalBlack Bough PoetryOyeDrum MagazineAvantAppal(achia), and elsewhere. Her first poetry chapbook, Water in Every Room, is forthcoming from Kelsay Books.

Find her on Instagram @heatherbrownbarrett and at heatherbrownbarrett.com