Laura Marris’ latest publications


We’re happy to share that Laura Marris (Poetry ’13) has published a slew of poems recently!  “Moon Man” and “Prognosis” appear with audio recordings in The Cortland Review, and “Threshold” and “Choose Your Own Adventure” are in Prelude.  

Laura has also published a thought-provoking piece on Adam Kirsch’s book Emblems of the Passing World in The Common.

Some stirring lines from “Threshold”:

What’s the name of the shape you see
when you close your eyes after looking at a light?

A flower, a terror, a child in the woods confusing yaddo, shadow,
searching for a great-horned owl.

Congratulations, Laura!

Laura Marris is a writer and translator. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Asymptote, The Common, Prelude, The Cortland Review, Washington Square Review, Meridian, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow and a semi-finalist for the 2015 Boston Review/Discovery Prize. This spring, she’ll be teaching poetry through Robert Pinsky’s Massive Open Online Course The Art of Poetry. Her most recent project is a translation of Louis Guilloux’s novel Le Sang noir [Blood Dark] for the New York Review Books.

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