Lessons of Love and Pain – Interview with Author Coffey Brown

Brooklyns Journey by Coffey Brown I’m talking with Coffey Brown today, author of BrookLyn’s Journey, a YA LGBT book dealing with a young lesbian and her escape from an abusive home.

B: First, I love your pen name. It just rolls right off the tongue. How did you come up with it?

CB: I wish I had an extremely creative answer for this but I’d be lying if I gave you one. I’ve liked the name Coffey since seeing the movie Green Mile. I was going to go with Coffey B. but decided on Brown when I was completing the copyright application online. It had a cool vibe to it. Stacey Pierce, not so much. [Read more…]