Lauren K. Watel

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Lauren K. Watel’s debut volume, Book of Potions, a collection of prose poetry, was awarded the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry and will be published in fall 2024 by Sarabande Books. Her poetry, fiction, essays, and translations have appeared widely.

  • Lauren K. Watel
    Photos courtesy of the author“Ruins give us this beautiful idea,” writes the author, “that you could make something, something wonderful and strange, as pleasing as you could, imbuing it with somethin…
  • May 4, 2022 Lauren K. Watel
    The Capuchin Crypt, beneath the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, Rome. Credit: Dnalor 01 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 Surely I owe this particular take on Bone Baroque to my pos…