Lauren Davis is the author of Each Wild Thing’s Consent, available from Poetry Wolf Press. She holds an MFA from the Bennington College Writing Seminars, and she works as an editor at The Tishman Review. Davis also teaches a variety of workshops at The Writers’ Workshoppe and Imprint Books. She is a former Editor in Residence at The Puritan‘s Town Crier and has been awarded a residency at Hypatia-in-the-Woods. Davis lives on the Olympic Peninsula in a Victorian seaport community. Her poetry, essays, stories, and fairy tales can be found in publications such as Prairie Schooner, Automata Review, Empty Mirror, and Gingerbread House Literary Magazine. She writes about the intersection of the spiritual and physical planes. Her work explores how the physical body is impacted by history, trauma, and society, and how healing is often a multifaceted journey. Her influences include Tom Hennen, Sharon Olds, Kaveh Akbar, and Jack Gilbert. She’s currently reading the memoir Strange Piece of Paradise by Terri Jentz, and she’s creating a series of poems about the loss of her home to Hurricane Floyd in 1999.
- Each Wild Thing’s Consent– Poetry Wolf Press
- Three Poems – Pidgeonholes
- “All Our Little Ones” – Automata Review
- “The Woman with Golden Tears” – Gingerbread House Literary Magazine
- “Poetry as a Last Letter: Thomas James and his Influences Sylvia Plath and Georg Trakl” – Empty Mirror Books