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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Watch poems on YouTube from recent readings.

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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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Women Write Resistance 2nd Birthday Party @ AWP 4.11.15, 7-9pm

We’re celebrating the two-year birthday of Women Write Resistance at the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis! What: Women Write Resistance 2nd Birthday Party Who: Wendy…Read More »

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National Poetry Month Reading
7:30 pm, April 24
UNO Community Engagement Center
60th & Dodge
Omaha, NE

Nebraska Book Festival
Writing Workshop
9-11:45 am, April 25
University of Nebraska Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182

Les Femmes Folles Presents: TALES
May 8 - 30
Monongalia Art Center
Morgantown, WV

10-2 pm, May 16
Bellevue Public Library
Bellevue, Nebraska

Poetry & Collaborations
North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference
2:45pm, June 12
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa

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

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