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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lauren Levato  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: 1977 in Indiana


Illinois Connection

Levato lives in Chicago. She attended the School of Representational Art - Atelier Program in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Levato is a visual artist as well as a poet, editor, educator and feminist activist. Her poetry has appeared in ''After Hours'', ''Her Mark'', ''MoonLit'' and ''Wicked Alice''. She is also the curator of the ''Woman Made Gallery'' poetry series. Levato earned degrees in Professional Writing and in Women's Studies from Purdue University, and in Political Journalism from Georgetown University. She is one of the founding editors of ''Ink & Ashes'' - a journal of the senses.

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