Lauren Russell (Author)
Tarpaulin Sky Press
June 02, 2020
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Lauren Russell is the author of DESCENT (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2020) and WHAT'S HANGING ON THE HUSH (Ahsahta Press, 2017), and DREAM-CLUNG, GONE (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2012). A 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry, she has also received fellowships from Cave Canem, The Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and VIDA/The Home School, and residencies from the Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and City of Asylum/Passa Porta. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, the Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, boundary 2, The Brooklyn Rail, Cream City Review, and the anthologies Bettering American Poetry 2015 and Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry, among others. She is a research assistant professor in English and is assistant director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics at the University of Pittsburgh.