Graphicstudio, the USF English Department and the Florida Literary Arts Coalition present a reading by Laura McCullough.
Laura McCullough's most recent books are Rigger Death & Hoist Another, poems (Black Lawrence
Press, 2013), Ripple & Snap, micro-fiction/prose-poems about the aftermath of a public suicide, Shutters*Voices*Wind, linked monologues in the voices of women from around the globe, and The
Smashing House, a short fiction chapbook (ELJ Publications, 2013), and her edited anthology, The Room & the World: Essays on the Poetry of Stephen Dunn (Syracuse University Press, 2013). Her
other books are Panic (winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award, Alice James Books, and a BOTYA finalist), Speech Acts (Black Lawrence Press), and What Men Want (XOXOX Press). Her first book
of poetry was, The Dancing Bear. Her second edited anthology, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race is forthcoming in late 2014 from University of Georgia Press.
She has been a finalist for the Brittingham and Felix Poetry Prize, the Isabella Gardner Award, and the
Frost Place residency and has been awarded scholarships or fellowships from Sewanee Writers Conference, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts, The Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, and others. Her essays, criticism, poems, creative non-fiction, and short fiction have appeared in Diode, Plume, Drunken Boat, The
Georgia Review, New South, Guernica, The American Poetry Review, Green Mountains Review, Pank, The Good Men Project, The Writer's Chronicle, Gulf Coast, Pedestal, Painted Bride Quarterly,
and others. She was the founding editor of Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations and currently acts as an editor.