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 books are A Bicycle's Echo published by Red Dashboard and What A Bicycle Can Carry published by BlazeVOX. Read more 

Featured Books

  • Journey to Nowhere

    From Finishing Line Press, this collection features Pushcart Prize nominated poems from Always Crashing and Priestess & Hierophant Press.

  • What a Bicycle Can Carry

    This collection published by BlazeVOX 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.


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