New Chapbook

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

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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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Flash Novel

The Bottle Opener traces the trajectory of drift bottles and a marriage in Red Dashboard's Dime Novel Series.

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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 the full-length poetry collections 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). She is also the author of two letterpress books, nine chapbooks, and the collaborative book 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). Her newest chapbook is Threnody (Porkbelly Press, 2014). Her newest book is the flash novel The Bottle Opener (Red Dashboard, 2014).

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: Michael Henson on class

I’ve just read your lovely, smart Overtime fiction chapbook Timothy Weatherstone and was particularly intrigued with your depictions of class. Ursula K. Le Guin recently…Read More »

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Poetry Reading
7 pm January 15
Indigo Bridge Books
701 P Street #102
Lincoln, Nebraska

Lavender Ink Press Reading
April 9th, 2015
Segue Cafe, 609 S 10th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404

"B Words" Panel
2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair
3:00-4:15 pm, April 11, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Room L100 B&C, Lower Level
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Women Write Resistance
7 pm, April 11th
Common Good Books
38 S. Snelling Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Red Rover Reading Series
7pm April 25
Outer Space Studio
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL

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