Lauren Winchester

Lauren Winchester’s poems have appeared in American Literary Review, the Journal, Notre Dame Review, and TYPO. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Edward Albee Foundation, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Oak Spring Garden Foundation. She received her MFA in poetry from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, where she served as assistant editor of the Hopkins Review.

Dear Nintendo

The map seems near enough / to infinite hours of terrain // dunes and glaciers and grasslands / the mountains the badlands // the scablands and ruins / the islets the bogs // how many days roaming from my couch. . .