Award-winning writer, teacher
and scholar


Laura Madeline Wiseman's recent books are Through a Certain Forest published by BlazeVOX [books] and the collaborative book with artist Chuka Susan Chesney People Like Cats published by Red Dashboard. She is the editor of the anthology Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts published by Les Femmes Folles Books. Her book Velocipede published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press includes the award-winning "Roadside Kiddie Pool," which won the 2015 Beecher's Award in Poetry. Velocipede is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist. Read more 

Featured Books

  • Through a Certain Forest

    Through a Certain Forest draws us irrevocably into the faerie- and ghost-inhabited wilderness where we’ve all been lost in dreams. Evocative as hell, it draws on the accumulated weight of human folktales; even the title…

  • Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts

    Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts anthology collects the work of 170 contemporary women poets and artists.

  • Velocipede

    A collection of poetry about a ride, with a magical, imaginative opening sequence "Your first bike was a hot pink Schwinn with a banana seat, a basket with flowers, yellow tassels fluttering...." If you follow…


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  • 5
    august 2017
    BARED Show Opening, curated by Sally Deskins, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN
  • 19
    september 2017
    Imaginary Gardens Reading Series, Mister Toad, Omaha, NE
  • 28
    october 2017
    Steel Pen Creative Writers’ Conference, "Weaving Writers, Weaving Words", Fair Oaks Farm, Fair Oaks, IN
  • 3-4
    november 2017
    C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference, "Reaching Out", UCA, Conway, AR

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