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Spindrift, Stranger Still, and First Wife.

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American Galactic is a fresh perspective on icons on sci-fi, the red planet, and the Martians who live there.

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Intimates and Fools is a new collaborative book with artist Sally Deskins.

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Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience from Lavender Ink.

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Women Write Resistance anthology now available from Hyacinth Girl Press.

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Laura Madeline Wiseman

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of American Galactic (Martian Lit, 2014), Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience (Lavender Ink, 2014), Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013), Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press, 2012), and the collaborative book Intimates and Fools (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2014) with artist Sally Deskins, as well as two letterpress books, and eight chapbooks, including Spindrift (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). She is also the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013).

She has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in English and a M.A. from the University of Arizona in women's studies. Currently, she teaches English at the University of Nebraska.

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the chapbook interview with Gillian Cummings on deep inner silence

Petals as an Offering in Darkness, your newest chapbook from Finishing Line Press, opens with “Entreaty”, an evocative, startling first poem. It gave me pleasurable…Read More »

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Wit Rabbit Reading Series
7 pm, September 2
Chicago, IL

The Places We've Been
6 pm, Sept 8, 2014
The Chicago Cultural Center

100 Thousand Poets for Change
7pm, Sept 17, 2014
Petshop Gallery
2725 N. 62nd Street
Omaha, NE 68104

Women Write Resistance
Omaha Lit Fest

Sunchild Austin Summer Readings
Sundown, September 26, 2014
Austin, Texas

Reading in the Art & Words show
Sept. 27, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas

Women Write Resistance
Indiana Writers’ Consortium’s 2014
October 11, 2014
Merrillville, Indiana

November 13-16, 2014
Detroit, MI

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