The Skull On My Desk

Lauren K. Watel

Lauren K. Watel is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and translator who lives in Decatur, GA. Her prose poems have recently been published in The Paris Review, The Nation, Narrative, Antioch Review, The Massachusetts Review, and Five Points.  Her essay on the work of Toi Derricotte is featured in the Spring 2019 issue of Birmingham Poetry Review. Other work has won awards from Poets and Writers and Mississippi Review and has appeared in publications such as Ploughshares, Slate, Colorado Review, Poetry International and the Collected Poems of Marcel Proust.