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INSTEAD OF DYING

WINNER OF THE COLORADO PRIZE FOR POETRY

"Invoking spiders and senators, physicists and aliens, Lauren Haldeman’s second book, Instead of Dying, decodes the world of death with a powerful mix of humor, epiphany, and agonizing grief."


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DIGITAL STORYTELLING

I like to make multimedia events that combine photographs, video, animation, sound and text

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CALENDAY IS ANOTHER BOOK

IT’S A WHAT?

Calenday is a book of poems that you can read! I wrote it with my mind and my hands. It is mostly about blueprints, ghosts, parents & children, but it is also about data-syncing, animals showing love, the unseen world, sycamores…

LIFE

Right now? The smaller month inside of this month.

Hi, I'm Lauren

I Make

OH, HELLO THERE

I’m Lauren Haldeman.

I am the author of the poetry collections
INSTEAD OF DYING (winner of the 2017 Colorado Prize for Poetry),
CALENDAY (Rescue Press, 2014) and THE ECCENTRICITY IS ZERO (Digraph Press, 2014).

I work as a web developer, web designer and editor during the daytime.

I received my M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop,
and have been a finalist for the Walt Whitman award and National Poetry Series.

Also: I’m a mom and make paintings.

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