Lauren Carlson

Author (Dawson, Minnesota)

Sessions: WE CAN! Working Towards Equity in Rural Communities through Female-led Artistic Interventions and Creative Action (Friday 11am – 12:15pm)

Spectacular Failures: How Changing The Way You Think About Failure Can Breathe New Life Into Artistic Processes. (Friday 3:45 – 5:00pm)

Lauren K. Carlson resides in Providence Township, south of Dawson, Minnesota. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Animals I Have Killed, which won the 2018 Comstock Writers Group chapbook prize. She currently studies with the MFA program for writers at Warren Wilson. For more about her work in community and writing see or contact laurenkcarlson(at)