Laura Foley is an internationally published, award-winning poet, author of five collections. The Glass Tree won a Foreword Book of the Year Award and was a Finalist for the New Hampshire Writer’s Project, Outstanding Book of Poetry. Joy Street won the Bisexual-Writer’s Award. Her work has appeared in many journals, magazines and anthologies including Valparaiso Poetry Review, Poet Showcase, Aesthetica Creative Writing Anthology, Inquiring Mind, Pulse Magazine, Lavender Review, and The Mom Egg Review. She won the 2015 National Outermost Poetry Prize, judged by Marge Piercy; Harpur Palate’s Milton Kessler Memorial Poetry Award; and the Grand Prize for the Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Contest.
A certified Shri Yoga Instructor and creative arts facilitator in hospitals, she is the mother of three grown children and has recently become a grandmother. She and her partner Clara Gimenez live among the hills of Pomfret Vermont with their three big dogs.