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Author: Laura McCullough

Laura McCullough is the author of WOMEN AND OTHER HOSTAGES (Black Lawrence Press, 2021), JERSEY MERCY (Black Lawrence Press, 2016), RIGGER DEATH AND HOIST ANOTHER (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), and SPEECH ACTS (Black Lawrence Press, 2010). Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Georgia Review, American Poetry Review, The Writer's Chronicle, Guernica, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other journals and magazines. She has been awarded two NJ State Arts Council Fellowships, one in poetry and one in prose and has had scholarships, fellowships, or residencies at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, Sewanee Writers Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Arts, the Betsy House, and Marble House. She has been a Dodge Poetry Festival poet, a Florida Writers Circuit poet, and a Decatur Book Festival poet. She teaches in the Sierra Nevada College Low-residency MFA program.

Jersey Mercy
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Jersey Mercy

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. "Set along the Jersey shore, before and after Hurricane Sandy, these narratives vividly capture the lives and speech of Jersey denizens like Mercy, a young waitresses, and Tino, a boardwalk musician. Piers, racetracks, and bars endure natura...

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Rigger Death and Hoist Another
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Rigger Death and Hoist Another

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. Poems located in the interstices of parenting and politics that vibrate with heat, anger, and strange grace. Rife with guns, tattoos, booze, wounds, and lost teeth, these explosive narrative lyrics imagine what it means to try and fail and s...

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Women and Other Hostages
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Women and Other Hostages

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry, "If you, like the speaker in Laura McCullough's poem, 'Almost Nothing Something [stars / plates / cells]' have grown 'tired & suspicious of poetry' WOMEN AND OTHER HOSTAGES will absolutely revitalize you. These are riveting, wholly moving na...

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