Poet, Editor, Teacher

Laura-Gray Street is the author of Pigment and Fume (Salmon Poetry) and Shift Work (Red Bird Chapbooks) and co-editor (with Ann Fisher-Wirth) of The Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity University Press) and (with Rose McLarney) of A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia (University of Georgia Press, forthcoming). She has been the recipient of poetry prizes from The Greensboro Review, the Dana Awards, the Southern Women Writers Conference, Isotope: A Journal of Literary Science and Nature Writing, and Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments. Her work has been published in The Colorado ReviewPoecologyPoet Lore, Poetry DailyHawk & Handsaw, Many Mountains Moving, Gargoyle, ISLE, Shenandoah, Meridian, Blackbird, The Notre Dame Review, and elsewhere; and supported by fellowships from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Artist House at St. Mary's College in Maryland, and the Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, where she was the Garland Distinguished Fellow. In 2018 her collaboration with UK visual artist Anne-Marie Creamer was on display in galleries in Sheffield, England, and Yantai, China. Street holds an MA from the University of Virginia and an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. She is an associate professor of English, directs the Creative Writing and Visiting Writers Series Program, and edits the MFA's literary journal Revolute at Randolph College* in Lynchburg, Virginia.

*founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Woman's College