Laurel Blossom’s second book-length narrative prose poem, Longevity, will be published in 2015 by Four Way Books, which also published Degrees of Latitude in 2007. Lyric collections include Wednesday: New and Selected Poems, The Papers Said, What’s Wrong, and a chapbook, Any Minute. Her work has appeared in a number of anthologies, including 120 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day, edited by Billy Collins; in American Poetry Review, Poetry, Pequod, The Paris Review, Pleiades, xconnect, and Harper’s, among others; and online at friggmagazine.com, BigCityLit.com, and elsewhere. Blossom has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, and Harris Manchester College (Oxford University). Her poetry has been nominated for both the Pushcart Prize and the Elliston Prize.