Lauren Goodwin Slaughter

Lauren Goodwin Slaughter is the recipient of a 2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and author of the poetry collection, a lesson in smallness (The National Poetry Review Press). Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in venues such as Blackbird, Blue Mesa Review, Carolina Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, Drunken Boat, Eleven Eleven, Five Chapters, Hayden’s Ferry, Hunger Mountain, Kenyon Review Online, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily, and an anthology of stories by women writers from Alabama, Belles’ Letters 2. She recently stepped down from her decade-long stint as a fiction editor for DIAGRAM to transition into the role of Editor-in-Chief for PoemMemoirStory. She is an assistant professor of English at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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