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Laura E. Davis is the author of Braiding the Storm, a poetry chapbook forthcoming from Finishing Line Press (2012). Her poem "Widowing" won the 2012 Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest, judged by Dorianne Laux.

Her poems are featured or forthcoming in Sweet Lit, Super Arrow, J.T. Eckleberg Review, The Splinter Generation, Redactions, and others. She is the Founding Editor of Weave Magazine and the San Francisco Poetry Out Loud Coordinator. Laura teaches poetry writing, translation, and recitation in San Francisco, where she lives with her partner, Sal.


I have sent 41 submissions in 2014: 18 pending, 14 form rejections, 7 personal rejections, and 2 acceptances. My goal for the year is 50. I might surpass it, I might not.

Here is one of my acceptances: two blackout poems atLuna Luna.

Poets on the Coast was this past weekend. It was lovely and I wrote quite a few poems, one that's pretty much finished.

The 11th issue ofWeave Magazineis out. It's a... Read more of this blog post »
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Braiding the Storm
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" I think I will read mostly chapbooks. It's tough to get them reviewed, I love reading them since I feel so accomplished after finishing them and they ...more"
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" Thanks Jen! I had joined last year with the best of intentions, but time isn't my friend. I hope to start writing short chapbook reviews on my blog th ...more"
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