Laura-Gray Street

Laura-Gray Street is author of Pigment and Fume and Shift Work and co-editor of The Ecopoetry Anthology and A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia. Her poetry has received prizes from The Greensboro Review, the Dana Awards, the Southern Women Writers Conference, Isotope: A Journal of Literary Science and Nature Writing, and AJournal of the Built and Natural Environments. and been supported by fellowships from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Artist House at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, and the Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, where she was the Garland Distinguished Fellow in 2016. Street holds an MA from the University of Virginia and an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. She is professor of English, directs the Creative Writing and Visiting Writers Series Program, and edits the MFA’s literary journal Revolute at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia, beside the James River in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.