ichael D. Brown is an American English professor currently living and teaching English in China. He performs on the lecture circuit here and even has a chance to share some poetry here as well. He is working on a new volume of poetry (his 7th)mostly based on his travels here in Central China. He has toured several cities and even gone mountain climbing. He has authored 17 books including 6 volumes of poetry and have been published in over 50 journals, newpapers and magazines. He is the recipient of the New York State Senator's award for poetry. His most recent book, "Brown's Simplified English Grammar." will be available in bookstores within 60 days. He wrote this book for his Chinese students who struggle with English grammar and sentences. The book includes Chinese translation.