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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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Art & Poetry

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

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New Book

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: Julie Danho on the punctuation of poetry

I love your use of punctuation as titles in Six Portraits. You open your chapbook with the epigraph from Jennifer DeVere Brody, “Punctuation marks can…Read More »

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

Women Write Resistance
Omaha Lit Fest
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St.
Omaha, NE

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

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
4pm October 11
Merrillville, Indiana

IWC Book Signing
Sunday, October 12
Barnes & Noble
150 Silhavy Road
Valparaiso, IN

Lunch at the Library
12:10, Nov. 5th
Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE

November 13-16, 2014
Detroit, MI

Poetry & Pints Reading
1551 Lake Drive Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI

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