Lauren Winchester’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Ecotone, American Literary Review, The Journal, Notre Dame Review, TYPO, and elsewhere. She has been awarded artist in residency fellowships by the Edward Albee Foundation, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Oak Spring Garden Foundation. A semi-finalist for 92Y’s Discovery Poetry Contest, she received her MFA in poetry from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, where she taught creative writing and served as assistant editor of The Hopkins Review.