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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lauren Levato  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1977 in Indiana

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Illinois Connection

Levato lives in Chicago. She attended the School of Representational Art - Atelier Program in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Levato is a visual artist as well as a poet, editor, educator and feminist activist. Her poetry has appeared in ''After Hours'', ''Her Mark'', ''MoonLit'' and ''Wicked Alice''. She is also the curator of the ''Woman Made Gallery'' poetry series. Levato earned degrees in Professional Writing and in Women's Studies from Purdue University, and in Political Journalism from Georgetown University. She is one of the founding editors of ''Ink & Ashes'' - a journal of the senses.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Marriage Bones
ISBN: 1933126086

Fractal Edge Press. 2006

These poems "expertly balance the tension between what we gain and lose in our relationships . . . ." These elegant and graceful poems have the power of the simple line of the scalpel's edge as it cuts in order to heal.


Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center

Speaking Engagements

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