In 2011, Lacey placed 6th at the Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWPS) and has been ranked the number one female poet in Austin for the past 3 years. Lacey has also represented Austin twice at the Individual World Poetry Slam (IWPS) as well has been a two-time member of the renowned Austin Poetry Slam. Lacey has toured campuses far and wide traveling everywhere from Texas to Canada. She has shared stages with numerous artists ranging from Pushcart Prize nominee Andrea Gibson to the Grammy Award-winning band The Wailers. She is the author of three self-published chapbooks and is the highest selling author of Timber Mouse publishing with her full length book of poetry, And Then Came the Flood. Lacey’s work is a continuous exploration of varying topics ranging from gender to magical realism.
Arts contributor at Culture Map
” … her gravel-and-honey voice transforms her written words into kinetically charged shrapnel that will get lodged in your brain.”
Women of the World Finalist (2012)
“Lacey Roop is one of the greatest writers of our generation. She will go down in history by changing the world with the tip of her pen.”
Three time member of the Austin Poetry Slam, internationally touring poet, and full time star ninja.
“Lacey Roop does poetry like a waterfall does water”