Laura Madeline Wiseman's recent books are Through a Certain Forest published by BlazeVOX [books] and the collaborative book with artist Chuka Susan Chesney People Like Cats published by Red Dashboard. She is the editor of the anthology Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts published by Les Femmes Folles Books.Her book Velocipede published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press includes the award-winning "Roadside Kiddie Pool," which won the 2015 Beecher's Award in Poetry. Velocipede is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist.
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 writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and 24PearlStreet, the Fine Arts Work Center’s online writing program.