Black Lawrence Press
LAURA McCULLOUGH's most recent book of poems is Rigger Death & Hoist Another, forthcoming in early 013 from Black Lawrence Press. Her other books are Panic, winner of a 2009 Kinereth Gensler Award, published by Alice James Books, Speech Acts, also from Black Lawrence Press, What Men Want, and The Dancing Bear, as well as two chapbooks,  Women and Other Hostages and  Elephant Anger. She has written a memoir, The Belt of Venus, the subject of her blog, Feisty Over 50, at  She is the editor of An Integrity of Aloneness: Essays on the Poetry of Stephen Dunn, forthcoming from Syracuse University Press and the anthology Essays on Poetry and Race: the Task of Un/Masking, forthcoming from University of Georgia Press. She has been awarded two New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowships, one in prose and one in poetry as well as been awarded scholarships or fellowships from Sewanee Writers Conference, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, The Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, and was a finalist for a fellowship in Creative Non-fiction at the DC Writers House. She holds an MFA in fiction from Goddard College, and her essays, criticism, poems, creative non-fiction, and short fiction have appeared in The Georgia Review, New South, Guernica, The American Poetry Review, Green Mountains Review, Pank, The Writer's Chronicle, Gulf Coast, Pedestal, Painted Bride Quarterly, and others. A featured performer at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival, she is the editor of Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations and an editor at large for TransPortal Magazine.

Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9826364-4-2     $14.00
“McCullough's poems  are manic, heartfelt and humane; and they crackle with  what the Reverend Marvin Gaye would have called  "textual healing.”
                —Tony Hoagland 
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