Laura-Gray Street’s poems have appeared in journals such as Meridian, Shenandoah, and The Yalobusha Review, The Notre Dame Review, New Virginia Review, The Greensboro Review, and The Louisville Review. The recipient of a 2002-2003 Individual Artist’s Fellowship in Poetry from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, Street has been awarded The Greensboro Review’s Literary Award in Poetry, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and featured on Poetry Daily, and she has held both fiction and poetry fellowships at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). In 1999 she was commissioned by the New York Festival of Song to write the libretto for a song cycle in celebration of the Millennium. Street holds an MFA in poetry from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers, an MA in English from the University of Virginia, and a BA in English from Hollins University. She is currently an assistant professor of English at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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