Laurie Saurborn

Laurie Saurborn is the author of two books of poems, Industry of Brief Distraction (Saturnalia Books, 2015), and Carnavoria (H_NGM_N BKS, 2012), as well as a chapbook of poems, Patriot (Forklift, Ink., 2013).

Essays, fiction, poems, photographs, and reviews have appeared in American Microreviews & Interviews, The American Reader, Narrative Magazine, The Rumpus, Tupelo Quarterly and elsewhere.

Her photographs have been in several exhibitions, including shows at Gallery Black Lagoon in Austin, TX (2011-2013); the 2012 Texas National Juried Art Exhibition; and the Southampton Cultural Center Juried Show (2011).

She holds an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College and studied in the Program for Poets and Writers at UMASS-Amherst. A 2015 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship recipient, she has been awarded residencies at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts and Madroño Ranch: A Center for Writing and the Arts. Laurie teaches creative writing at the University of Texas at Austin.

Visit her at www.lauriesaurborn.com.

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