Laurie Vaughen

Poet

Author's Bio

Laurie Perry Vaughen is a recent graduate of the Sewanee School of Letters MFA program and lives in Boston. Vaughen's poems have been featured at ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment), Georgia Center for the Book, Emma Bell Miles Symposium on Southern Appalachian Nature and Culture, and Word of [South] Festival of Literature and Music. An emerging poet, Vaughen's poems have been published in Chattahoochee Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Greensboro Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Laurel Review. 

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
Birmingham Poetry Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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Embers
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Kalliope
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Minnesota Review
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Poetry Miscellany
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Sequoia Review
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The Other Side
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The Panhandler
Prizes won: 

Amon Liner Award, Greensboro Review, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; James Dickey Award in Poetry, Lullwater Review, Emory University

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Natasha Threthewey; Naomi Shihab Nye; Barbara Ras; Elizabeth Bishop; Louise Glück

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Native American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chattanooga , TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Chattanooga , TN
Tennessee
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Last update: Apr 17, 2021