Laura Minor was a finalist for the National Poetry Series and is the author of the audio-only chapbook “Frolicking in the Land of Slaughter” (EAT Poems, 2018). She won the I.L.A.’s Rita Dove Poetry Award (chosen by Marilyn Nelson), the Sassaman Graduate Creative Writing Award, and the Emerging Writers Spotlight Award (chosen by poet D.A. Powell). Her poetry is forthcoming or has most recently appeared in Ploughshares, North American Review, The Missouri Review, The Normal School, South Carolina Review, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Arc Poetry Magazine, Hobart, and the 2021 New Rivers Press anthology, “Wild Gods: The Ecstatic In Contemporary Poetry and Prose.” She was a Teachers College Fellow at Columbia University and was chosen by Denise Duhamel for a Sarah Lawrence Poetry Award.
Laura Minor is now teaching poetry at Oklahoma State University!