Lauren Goodwin Slaughter


Lauren Goodwin Slaughter’s debut collection, a lesson in smallness (National Poetry Review Press, 2015), was a finalist for the Rousseau Prize for Literature and the Eric Hoffer Award in poetry. Her second collection, Spectacle, is forthcoming from Panhandle Books/University Press of Florida in 2022. She received a 2021 NEA Fellowship for Poetry. She is an assistant professor of English at The University of Alabama at Birmingham where she is Editor-in-Chief of NELLE, a literary journal that publishes writing by women.