Lauren Schmidt, MFA


MFA, Antioch University

BA, Stonehill University

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 016

Phone: 732-263-5414


Spring 2013 Office Hours:
Wednesday and Friday, 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. ; or Thursday by appointment.

Spring 2013 Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

EN 102 - College Composition II


  2012 Marica and Jan Vilcek Poetry Award 2011 Author's Choice Chapbook Series 2011 Neil Postman Prize for Metaphor 2011 Best New Poets (Nomination) 2011 Dancing Girl Chapbook Contest (Finalist)   2010 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry (Finalist) 2009 So to Speak Prize for Poetry 2009 Janet McCabe Prize for Poetry (Second Place) 2008 Janet McCabe Prize for Poetry (Finalist)

Selected Works:


The Voodoo Doll Parade. Main Street Rag, 2011.
Psalms of The Dining Room. Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2011.
Two Black Eyes and a Patch of Hair Missing. Main Street Rag, 2012.

Additional Information:

Selected Journals:The Progressive, New York Quarterly, Bellevue Literary Review, Nimrod, Alaska Quarterly Review, PANK, Rattle, Poetry South, Ekphrasis, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Mayday Magazine, So to Speak, and Wicked Alice.