Laure-Anne Bosselaar, GPC 2003-2004
Laure-Anne Bosselaar grew up in Belgium and moved to the United States in 1987. Fluent in four
languages, she has published in French, Flemish, and English. She is the author of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf,
and of Small Gods of Grief, which
won the Isabella Gardner Prize for Poetry for 2001, both books published by BOA Editions. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The
Washington Post, AGNI, and Harvard
as well as in numerous anthologies. She was awarded a Fellowship at the
Breadloaf Writers’ Conference and was a Writer in Residence at Hamilton
College in NY State and at the
Vermont Studio Center, as well as the McEver Chair for Visiting Writers
at Georgia Tech University. She is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize. An
anthologist as well as a poet, she co-edited Night
Out: Poems about Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Bars with her husband, poet Kurt Brown, and edited Outsiders,
Poems About Rebels Exiles and Renegades, as well as Urban
Nature: Poems about Wildlife in the City. Her latest anthology, Never
Before: Poems about First Experiences, was published by Four Way Books in 2005. In 2006, the Field
Translation Series (Oberlin College Press) published The
Plural of Happiness, Selected Poems by Herman de Coninck, translated from the Dutch by Laure-Anne and Kurt Brown. In 2007, Ausable Press published Laure-Anne's third poetry collection, A
She teaches a graduate poetry class at Sarah Lawrence College and at
the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program of Pine Manor College.
Laure-Anne Bosselaar at http://www.laureannebosselaar.com/.
"At Savage River Lodge," "March Chimes," and "Friends," The Cortland Review (2006).
Bio and six poems, Famouspoetsandpoems.com.
Interview with Tiara Marchando (March 2008).