Laura Cherry is the author of a chapbook, What We Planted, which was awarded the 2002 Philbrick Poetry Award by the Providence Athenaeum. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in journals including Asphodel, Argestes, Forklift: Ohio, Agenda, and the Vocabula Review. It has also appeared in the anthologies Present Tense: Writing and Art by Young Women, and Vocabula Bound. Laura received an MFA from Warren Wilson College. She lives near Boston with her partner and their three-year-old daughter.