Laura Fairgrieve received her MFA from Adelphi University. She is a winner of the 2016 Poets & Writers Amy Award. Her poems appear in the Anthology Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism. Her poems also are forthcoming and have appeared in Permafrost Magazine, Banyan Review, Arkana Magazine, Sublunary Review, The Bitchin' Kitsch, Inscape Magazine, Underwater New York, and Ink in Thirds, among others. She lives in New York.