Laura Newbern


Laura Newbern is the author of Love and the Eye, which was selected by Claudia Rankine for the Kore Press First Book Award in 2010. She has been a fellow at Yaddo and the recipient of a Writer’s Award from the Rona Jaffe Foundation. Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, and The Georgia Review, among other journals. She teaches in the undergraduate and MFA programs at Georgia College, where she edits the journal Arts & Letters. Read more about her at