Ms. Lauren Brazeal Garza

Texas, United States

Member Since: 06/15/2023

Lauren Brazeal Garza is the author of three short books of poetry and fiction in addition to her memoir-in-verse, Gutter (YesYes Books, 2018), which chronicles her homelessness as a teenager. She earned her M.F.A. in creative writing from Bennington College, and is a Ph.D. candidate and teaching associate in Literature at the University of Texas at Dallas with a specialty in testimonial literature and narratives from marginalized voices. She teaches literature and creative writing at UT Dallas and Writing Workshops (partnered with Electric Lit) and has happily called Texas home for more than a decade. 


Twitter Username: @lbrazealgarza


  • Gutter , YesYes Books (August 14, 2018)
  • Santa Muerte, Santa Muerte: I was Here Release Me , Tram Editions (March 14, 2023)
  • Exuviae , Horse Less Press (August 2016)
  • Zoo for Well Groomed Eaters , Dancing Girl Press (February 2016)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Bennington College (January 2016)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry