New Chapbook

Threnody traces myths where death assumes the form of mother, sister, and girl.

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Art & Fiction

The Hunger of the Cheeky Sisters is a new collaborative book with artist Lauren Rinaldi.

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New Book

Who is female death and how do we meet her? Learn in WAKE.

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Women Write Resistance anthology now available from Hyacinth Girl Press.

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New Book

Drink explores what terrorizes us, be they forgotten messages, murdered sisters, or women living in water.

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Laura Madeline Wiseman

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of the full-length poetry collections Drink (BlazeVOX Books, 2015), Wake (Aldrich Press, 2015), American Galactic (Martian Lit, 2014), Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience (Lavender Ink, 2014), Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013), and Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press, 2012). Her dime novel is The Bottle Opener (Red Dashboard, 2014). She is also the author of two letterpress books, nine chapbooks, and the collaborative books The Hunger of the Cheeky Sisters: Ten Tales (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2015) with artist Lauren Rinaldi and Intimates and Fools (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2014) with artist Sally Deskins. She is 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 and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Nebraska.

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the chapbook interview: Scott Abels on there is room

You are the author of the chapbooks A State of The Union Speech (Beard of Bees Press, 2015) and Nebraska Fantastic (Beard of Bees Press,…Read More »

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Nebraska Writers Guild Booth
Nebraska State Fair
September 5th
Fonner Park Grand Island
Grand Island, NE

Art & Words Show
September 26
Art on the Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas

Nebraska Writers Guild Reading
2015 NWG Fall Conference
7pm, October 2
The Leadership Center
Aurora, Nebraska

The Art of Collaboration
2015 NWG Fall Conference
2pm, October 3
The Leadership Center
Aurora, Nebraska

Historical [Re]tell
2015 Steel Pen Conference
October 10
Merrillville, Indiana

Prairie Fire
2015 Steel Pen Conference
October 10
Merrillville, Indiana

Dynamic Duos: Collaborations
with Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Bruce Bond, Evan Klavon, & Karen Bovenmyer
2016 AWP Conference
March 30-April 2, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

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