Lauren Tivey

Poet

St. Augustine, FL

Author's Bio

Lauren Tivey has recently returned to the U.S. after living in China for the past six years, where she worked as an English Literature teacher in the American Program at a Chinese high school. Lauren received her undergraduate degree in poetry and literature from Granite State College in 2005, and her MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2008, where she was the recipient of the Jack Myers Grant for Outstanding Poetry. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Forage Poetry, The Legendary, Deuce Coupe, Blue Lake Review, Gutter Eloquence, SPARK, Snakeskin, The Montucky Review, Sierra Nevada Review, Red River Review, Medicinal Purposes, Timber Creek Review, Sahara, and Red Owl, among others. An avid traveler, she has also written a number of travel stories, which appear online. She lives for poetry, photography, travel, and adventure. Her third chapbook, The Breakdown Atlas & Other Poems, was released in July of 2011 by Big Table Publishing Co., and her most recent work, Moroccan Holiday, winner of The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2019, will be forthcoming this winter. She keeps a poetry blog at https://laurentivey.wordpress.com/

Publications & Prizes

Chapbook:
The Breakdown Atlas & Other Poems (Big Table Publishing Company, 2011)
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Connotation Press
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deuce coupe
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Fourth & Sycamore
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Gutter Eloquence
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Hobble Creek Review
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Message in a Bottle
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Negative Suck
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Red River Review
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Snakeskin
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The Camel Saloon
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The Coachella Review
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The Legendary
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The Literary Burlesque
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Third Wednesday
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Word Salad
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Yellow Mama
Prizes won: 

The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize 2019 for Moroccan Holiday.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Lowell
Raised in: 
Lowell, MA
Massachusetts
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Last update: Jun 03, 2019