Lauren K Alleyne

PhD Candidate in the Department of English

Assistant Director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center (JMU)

Trinidadian-American poet, Lauren Alleyne, is a Ph.D candidate in English and the award-winning author of Difficult Fruit (Peepal Tree, 2014), and Honeyfish (New Issues Press, 2018) with areas of study in African American and Caribbean poetry as well as social justice and human rights in Literature.