Lauren Levin is from New Orleans and lives in Oakland. She is the author of Song (The Physiocrats), Keenan (Lame House Press) and Not Time (Boxwood Editions). Recent work appeared in Little Red Leaves, With+Stand, and Peaches and Bats, and is forthcoming in Big Bell. She works on the Poetic Labor Project with Brandon Brown, Steve Farmer, and Alli Warren. She works on Mrs. Maybe with Catherine Meng and Jared Stanley. With Lara Durback, Melissa Mack, Anne Lesley Selcer, and Laura Woltag, she wrote and directed Debt: A Play for Poets' Theater, and hopes to plunge deeper into investigating debt.