Lauren Eggert-Crowe is the author of four poetry chapbooks, including Bitches of the Drought (2017), which was selected as runner-up in Sundress Publications Chapbook Competition, In The Songbird Laboratory (Dancing Girl Press 2013), The Exhibit (Hyacinth Girl Press 2013), and Rungs, collaboratively written with Margaret Bashaar (Grey Book Press 2015). Her essays, book reviews, and interviews have appeared in Salon, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Nervous Breakdown, Midnight Breakfast, Luna Luna, Angels Flight Literary West, and L.A. Review of Books. Her poetry appears in DUM DUM Zine, Hobart, Big Lucks, Black Warrior Review, Tupelo Quarterly, SpringGun, Sixth Finch, and DIAGRAM, among others. Her poetry has also been set to music, in "Diary of a Black Widow," a multisectional song setting by contemporary composer [Christopher Pratorius Gomez](www.pratorius.com), which premiered with the Santa Cruz Chamber Players in 2010.
She is the Reviews Editor for Terrain and serves on the leadership team for Women Who Submit.
7 September 2019 | 59 mins 54 secs
authors, interviews, ksqd, local, poetry
I talk to poet Lauren Eggert-Crowe about her 2017 chapbook, BITCHES OF THE DROUGHT, delayed anger, and the impact of the natural world on her poetry.