Award-winning writer, teacher
and scholar


Laura Madeline Wiseman teaches writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her book Velocipede, published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press, is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist. Her book Leaves of Absence: An Illustrated Guide to Common Garden Affection with artist Sally Deskins published by Red Dashboard, is an Honor Book for the 2017 Nebraska Book Award. She is the editor of two anthologies and the journal The Chapbook Interview. Her recent book is A Bicycle's Echo published by Red Dashboard. Forthcoming from BlazeVOX, is her book What A Bicycle Can Carry. Read more 

Featured Books

  • What a Bicycle Can Carry

    Forthcoming from BlazeVOX, What a Bicycle Can Carry this collection documents a 4,280 mile cross-country bicycle journey of things found, repurposed, and upcycled.

  • A Bicycle’s Echo

    New from Red Dashboard, this illustrated linked-collection of essays brings together cycling and a love for dogs.

  • Every Girl Becomes the Wolf

    Collaboratively written with Andrea Blythe, this forthcoming chapbook from Finishing Line Press explores the received images of the feminine in fairy tales.


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