Lauren Berry

Lauren Berry received a BA from Florida State University and an MFA from the University of Houston, where she won the Inprint Verlaine Poetry Prize and was a poetry editor for Gulf Coast. In 2009-2010 she held the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from magazines such as Hayden’s Ferry Review, Denver Quarterly, and Cream City Review. Her first collection of poems, The Lifting Dress (Penguin, 2011), was selected by Terrance Hayes for the National Poetry Series.

The Lifting Dress

Selected by Terrance Hayes
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