Amy Lauren

Jackson, MS 39216

Author's Bio

A graduate of Mississippi College, Amy Lauren authored Prodigal (Bottlecap Press, 2017) and God With Us (Headmistress Press, 2017). Her poetry appears in The Gay & Lesbian Review, Cordite Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Cordite Poetry Review, Lavender Review, New Orleans Review, Sinister Wisdom, Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, The Rising Phoenix Review
Chapbooks: 
God With Us
(Headmistress Press, 2017)
, Prodigal
(Bottlecap Press, 2017)
Prizes Won: 
Semi-finalist in 3rd Annual Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest (Headmistress Press, 2017); Best of the Net for "For the Motherless in Yazoo" (2017); Pushcart Prize for "Conspire" (2017); 1st Place in The Arrowhead (2013, 2014, and 2016).

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Spirit & Trauma by Shelly Rambo

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Christian, Feminist, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Hospital patients, Mentally Ill
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New Orleans, LA
Raised in: 
New Orleans, LA
work_excerpt: 
"If my feminist theologian friends are correct and God is a woman, you have so many mothers." -Epilogue from Prodigal (Bottlecap Press, 2017)
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Last updated: Jul 28, 2018