Lily Brown (born March 20, 1981, in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American poet.Brown is author of the poetry collection Rust or Go Missing (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011). Her poetry has appeared in journals such as American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Gulf Coast, Pleiades, and Tarpaulin Sky. She currently teaches English at the Nueva Upper School in San Mateo, CA.Brown holds an A.B. in women's studies from Harvard College and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Saint Mary's College of California.