Leslie Brown (Les Bro) was born in Detroit to a family that migrated from the South before World War I. Her parents worked in automobile factories. Leslie currently lives in the Washington DC area. She has worked as a Librarian in public and academic libraries. Her creative work crosses disciplines and includes short videos, short stories, and creative non-fiction that explore the effects of the Great Migration, and the African American experiences of displacement, work, childhood, and loneliness. Leslie has a MFA in Creative Writing from American University and a Master of Library Science degree from Wayne State University. Her work has appeared in Blue Nib, Rigorous, Ragazine, Great Lakes Review, and elsewhere.