BRETT FLETCHER LAUER is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of A Public Space. His debut collection of poems, A Hotel in Belgium, was named a Top 40 Book of 2014 by Coldfront Magazine. He is the cofounder of Ships That Pass, an online art project of fake missed connections written by notable like Lena Dunham, Emma Straub, and Paul Legault, among others. The L Magazine named him one of five Brooklyn writers to watch. He is the Poetry co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival and lives in Brooklyn.
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