Laurie Junkins
Laurie Junkins holds an MFA in poetry from Northwest Institute of Literary Arts (Whidbey Writer’s Workshop.) She has poems published or forthcoming in Poet Lore, Nimrod, Rattle, Literary Mama, Spillway, Opium, PANK, and Apple Valley Review, among others. She was a semi-finalist in the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for 2010. Laurie is Poetry Editor of Los Angeles Review and lives in New Jersey with her husband and children.