Laurie Blauner

Laurie Blauner is the author of three novels, Infinite Kindness, Somebody, and The Bohemians, all from Black Heron Press, as well as seven books of poetry.  A new novel called The Solace of Monsters won the 2015 Leapfrog Fiction Contest and is forthcoming in 2016.  A novella called Instructions for Living was published in 2011 from Main Street Rag.  Her most recent book of poetry, It Looks Worse than I Am, was published in 2014 as the first Open Reading Period selection from What Books Press. A poetry chapbook was published in 2013 from dancing girl press.  She has received a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship as well as Seattle Arts Commission, King County Arts Commission, 4Culture, and Artist Trust grants and awards.  She was a resident at Centrum in Washington State and was in the Jack Straw Writers Program in 2007.  Her work has appeared in The New Republic, The Nation, The Georgia Review, American Poetry Review, Mississippi Review, Field, Caketrain, Denver Quarterly, The Colorado Review, The Collagist, The Best Small Fictions 2016 and many other magazines.  She lives in Seattle, Washington.  Her web site is


Laurie was interviewed by Emile Monte in the Ballard News Tribune on
14 April 2014.  Read the interview here.

Laurie was also interviewed in The Collagist blog. Read that here.

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