New Chapbooks

Stranger Still, First Wife, and Men and Their Whims.

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Limited Edition

The poems in Unclose the Door are based on the life of the nineteenth century lecturer, Matilda Fletcher.

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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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Watch poems on YouTube from recent readings.

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New Anthology

Women Write Resistance anthology now available from Hyacinth Girl Press.

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Laura Madeline Wiseman

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of 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 is a writer-in-residence at the Prairie Center of the Arts.

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introducing cover artist Lauren Rinaldi for Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience

I’m very excited to have my new book, Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience now available from Lavender Ink. It is a campy, contemporary…Read More »

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Reading and Interview
with Michael Lyon & Rachel Mindrup
KIOS-FM, Omaha Public Radio
8:30 am, April 21, 2014
Omaha, NE

Intimates and Fools
Les Femmes Folles
6 pm, April 21, 2014
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE 68108

Reading - Sally Deskins, Cat Dixon
Noon, Tuesday, April 22
Connect Gallery
3901 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE

WWR in the San Francisco Library - Ellen Bass, Judy Grahn, Rebecca Foust, Alison Luterman, Andrena Zawinksi
6 pm, April 24, 2014
San Francisco, CA

Reading of Women Write Resistance
Nebraska Book Festival
3:15 pm, April 26, 2014
Omaha, NE

with Karen Sokolof Jovitch & Jody Vinci
It's the Beat Radio show
Mighty 1290 KOIL (am)
noon-1, May 3, 2014
Omaha, NE 68411

Tuesday with Writers - Grace Bauer
7 pm May 6, 2014
South Mill
48th & Prescott
Lincoln, Nebraska

Reading in the Art & Words show
Sat. Sept. 27, 2014
Art on the Boulevard
4319A Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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