Lauren Brazeal Garza

Lauren Brazeal Garza

Lauren Brazeal Garza received her MFA in poetry from Bennington College, and is completing her PhD in literature from UT Dallas, where she teaches creative writing. She is the author of the full-length collection Gutter (YesYes Books, 2018), a memoir-in-verse about her homelessness as a teenager. She has also published the poetry chapbooks, Zoo for Well-Groomed Eaters (Dancing Girl, 2016) and Exuviae (Horse Less Press, 2016). Her most recent short collection, Santa Muerte, Santa Muerte: I Was Here, Release Me (Tram Editions, 2023), features a series of fictional interviews with ghosts and other supernatural entities. Her poetry, lyric essays, and fiction have appeared in Poetry Northwest, Waxwing, and Verse Daily, among many other journals.

Lauren’s upcoming writing classes

  1. The Craft of Poetry: Writing the World in Verse

    with Lauren Brazeal Garza

    May 15, 2023 • 3 week master class

    Live instructor-led videoconferences plus day-to-day interaction on Scribophile

    Poets of any skill level

    Teacher and poet Lauren Brazeal Garza teaches you the techniques master poets use to craft effective and powerful poetry, in a feedback-based workshop environment.

    Get an early bird discount if you enroll by April 3! Just 13 days left!