Laura Mullen

Laura Mullen, the author of eight books, is the McElveen Professor of English at LSU. Recognitions for her poetry include Ironwood’s Stanford Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award. Her work has been widely anthologized, and she is the librettist for Nathan Davis’ a Sound Uttered, a Silence crossed (for choir and percussion) which was commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus. Recent work has appeared in The NationConjunctionsInterim, and Lana Turner. She is the 2017-2018 Arons poet at Tulane and affiliate faculty at Stetson University for 2018. She has recently published a collaboration with photographer John David O’Brien, and her translation of Veronique Pittolo's Hero is forthcoming from Black Square Press.


A Restless Melancholy: Celebrating Forrest Gander