Lauren Brazeal


Dallas, TX

Author's Bio


Lauren Brazeal’s first full-length collection of poetry, Gutter, centered around her homelessness as a teenager and was published by Yes Yes Books in 2018. Her individual poems, essays, and fiction have appeared in journals such as Verse Daily, Smartish Pace, Barrelhouse & Diagram. She is currently earning her PhD in Literature from UT Dallas where she is working on her second full-length manuscript, written with the collaboration of members of the Waorani Nation of Ecuador. In addition to her writing, she is the founder and president of  Fundación Warepo Beye, a non-profit organization which provides emergency medicine, medical supplies, educational supplies, and provisions to Waorani communites in crisis.

Publications & Prizes

Gutter (YesYes Books, 2018)
Exuviae (Horse Less Press, 2016)
Zoo for Well-Groomed Eaters (Dancing Girl Press, 2016)
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Forklift, Ohio
Heavy Feather Review
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Pebble Lake Review
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The Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature
The Fem
Verse Daily

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Washington DC
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Many, many, cities
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Last update: Sep 06, 2020