Laura L. Mays Hoopes



Laura L Mays Hoopes is a first year student in the MFA Fiction program and Professor of Biology and Molecular Biology at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. She received the AB from Goucher College and the PhD from Yale University in biological sciences, and a Certificate in Creative Writing from UCLA. Laura has published articles and short stories in Christian Science Monitor, The Chaffin Journal, North Carolina Literary Review, and other venues. In spring, 2011, Laura will release Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling, a memoir about growing up in the Eisenhower years, being recruited to science by Sputnik, falling in love with DNA, working to unveil the mysteries of aging molecules, getting married and having children, and crashing into gende ...more

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