Ethan Brown


Ethan Brown, Enterprise Editor for The Appeal, previously worked as a contributing editor at New York Magazine. He is the author of four investigative reporting-driven books about crime and criminal justice policy: Murder in the Bayou (Scribner/Simon and Schuster, 2016), Queens Reigns Supreme (Random House, 2005), Snitch (Public Affairs, 2007), and Shake the Devil Off (Henry Holt). Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times best seller; a five part documentary series based on Murder in the Bayou premiered on Showtime in September 2019. Ethan also worked for nearly a decade as a mitigation specialist for attorneys representing indigent defendants facing the death penalty in the Deep South and elsewhere.