Luanne C. Brown has her degree in Science from DePaul University and is a writer for various media including print, film, and online. Early in her career, she spent five years in Egypt, where she worked as a freelance journalist and co-authored a book on Egyptian carpets published by the American University of Cairo Press.
Luanne has applied her passion for community organizing to many areas. She was one of the founding mothers of the Northwest Screenwriters Guild, former Chair of the Environmental Quality Commission for her town of Lake Forest Park, Washington, and past president of the Puget Sound Chapter of Sisters in Crime.
In addition, she co-organized a group of volunteers who have made hundreds of welcome mats (from up-cycled fabric) for refugee families settling in the Seattle area. Currently, she is a member of the UW Professional and Continuing Education Program Writing Program Advisory Board.
She is also a collage artist. Married to her high school sweetheart, they have two children and six grandchildren.