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Poet Lauren K. Carlson to Give Reading, April 24

Published Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Lauren K. Carlson
Lauren K. Carlson

The SMSU Creative Writing Program, through their on-going Visiting Writers Series, will host poet Lauren K. Carlson on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Charter Hall 201 on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University

Lauren K. Carlson is the author of Animals I Have Killed (Comstock Review Chapbook Prize) and serves as editor for Tinderbox Poetry Journal. Her manuscript in progress was awarded the 2022 Levis Stipend from Friends of Writers. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College and lives in Michigan with her family, after a decade of formation in Minnesota's rural prairies outside Dawson, Minn. Find her work in journals such as Blue Earth Review, Waxwing, and Salamander Magazine among others. 

The public, including the university and Marshall community, friends, parents, alumni, prospective students, and employers are all encouraged to attend. The reading will be followed by a Q&A session along with a book signing.

For more information, contact the SMSU English Dept. at 507-537-6815 or

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