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Lauren Crawford

Lauren Crawford earned her MFA in poetry from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, where she served as an associate editor for Crab Orchard Review. A native of Houston, Texas, she was the second-place winner of the 2020 Louisiana State Poetry Society Award from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, and her poetry has either appeared in or is forthcoming in Poet LorePassengers Journal, the Appalachian Review, the American Journal of Poetry, the Midwest Quarterly, the Worcester Review, the Spectacle, and elsewhere. Crawford currently teaches writing at the University of New Haven with her husband and is a reader for Palette Poetry.