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BIO FOR INTRODUCTION: 
Lauren Zuniga is an internationally touring poet and teaching artist. She is the author of The Nickel Tour (Penmanship Books, 2009) and The Smell of Good Mud (Write Bloody, 2012) which was a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award. Her work has been featured on Button Poetry, Upworthy, Everyday Feminism, MoveOn.org and Autostraddle. She has over a million views on YouTube and is a three time international poetry slam finalist. In 2012, she served as Activist-in-Residence at the University in Oklahoma, Center for Social Justice and in 2016 she was a Generative Fellow for Core Align, a program that teaches innovation in social justice. She lives with her two kids and her partner in Oklahoma City. 

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Photo Credit: Jill Greenseth, Taken at Portland Poetry Slam 

Photo Credit: Jill Greenseth, Taken at Portland Poetry Slam 


"Feminism is not a brand of combat boot. We do not check your armpits at the door. It is not menstrual blood splattered on the lawn of the frat house. Lesbian-man-hating-orgies in the back of a Prius. (But that does sound hot.)" 


Photo Credit: Selfie 

Photo Credit: Selfie 

Photo Credit: Alicia Smith, The Paramount 

Photo Credit: Alicia Smith, The Paramount 


"Progress is a series of small bold moves. Don't leave. Here is where we need you."


"We just have too much lightning crammed in our hearts. We just need someone to put her ear to our chest and tell us how far away the storm is."

Photo Credit: Keisha Register, The Wallpaper Project   

Photo Credit: Keisha Register, The Wallpaper Project 

 


"Every moment is a poem, if you hold it right."


Photo Credit: Brett Deering, 30 in 30 Project, Oklahoma Magazine 

Photo Credit: Brett Deering, 30 in 30 Project, Oklahoma Magazine 


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