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

Cordite Poetry Review, Lavender Review, New Orleans Review, Sinister Wisdom, Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, Rising Phoenix Review
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: 
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
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
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Born in: 
New Orleans, LA
Raised in: 
New Orleans, LA
"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