laurasims_bio_smallLaura Sims is the author of four books of poetry, including Staying Alive (UDP, 2016). She is the editor of Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson (powerHouse Books, 2014), and a co-editor of Instance Press. Sims has been the recipient of a Creative Arts Exchange Fellowship and the Fence Books Alberta Prize. Her poems and prose have appeared in Boston Review, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, New England Review, and numerous other journals. She teaches literature and creative writing at NYU-SPS.

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