NW Quadrant, East of Rock Creek, Federal Government Employees

Peter Brown
(1956 – March 10, 2013)

40 Florida Ave. NW, Truxton Circle neighborhood, DC.

Peter Brown spent his career working for the Department of Justice. Upon retiring, he dedicated himself to writing. He is the author of a novel, Ruthie Black (2006), and a self-published collection of short fiction, Sidewalk Faces (2012).

Brown was a winner of an O. Henry award in fiction, volunteered as a teacher of English as a Second Language, and taught creative writing classes at The Writer's Center in Bethesda. He died at age 57 of heart disease.