Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of over twenty books and chapbooks, including An Apparently Impossible Adventure (BlazeVOX [books], 2016), Wake (Aldrich Press, 2015), and the collaborative book with artist Sally Deskins Leaves of Absence: An Illustrated Guide to Common Garden Affection (Red Dashboard, 2016). Since our last conversation on the air, her book Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience (Lavender Ink, 2014) was nominated for the 2016 Elgin Award. Poems collected in Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013) were awarded the 2011 Susan Atefact Peckham Fellowship in Poetry. Her collaborative short story collection with artist Lauren Rindaldi, The Hunger of the Cheeky Sisters: Ten Tales (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2015), includes work that won the 2011 Spittoon Fiction Award, the 2008 Mari Sandoz/Prairie Schooner Award in Fiction, and was a Honorable Mention for the 2009 Arts & Letters/Susan Atefat Prize selected by Paul Lisicky. She is the author of nine chapbooks, including She Who Loves Her Father (Dancing Girl Press, 2012), which was a finalist for the 2010 Apprentice House Chapbook Competition. Her collaborative book with Sally Deskins Intimates and Fools (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2015) is an Honor Book for the 2015 Nebraska Book Award.
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