Amy Lauren


Sarasota, FL 39216

Author's Bio

Amy Lauren was a finalist for the 2019 Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize. Her chapbooks include Prodigal, God With Us, and She/Her/Hers. Her poems have appeared in publications such as The Gay & Lesbian Review with four Pushcart Prize nominations. A graduate of Mississippi College, she currently lives in Florida with her wife.

Publications & Prizes

Fragile (Medusa's Laugh Press, 2019)
Queer Families: An LGBTQ+ True Stories Anthology (Qommunicate Publishing, 2017)
She/Her/Hers (Headmistress Press, 2018)
God With Us (Headmistress Press, 2017)
Prodigal (Bottlecap Press, 2017)
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The Dandelion Review
The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide
The Rising Phoenix Review
Prizes won: 

Finalist for the 2019 Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize; finalist for the 2018 Gival Press Award; 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 nomination for "Conspire" (2017); 1st Place in The Mississippi College Arrowhead (2013, 2014, and 2016).

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Christian, Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Illness/Wellness, LGBTQ, Mental Health
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Born in: 
New Orleans, LA
Raised in: 
New Orleans, LA
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Last update: May 21, 2019