Laura Sims is the author of three books of poems: My god is this a man (2014), Stranger (2009) and Practice, Restraint (winner of the 2005 Alberta Prize), all from Fence Books. She received a Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission in 2006, and has been a co-editor of Instance Press since 2009. She has written book reviews and essays for Evening Will Come, New England Review, Rain Taxi, Boston Review, and The Review of Contemporary Fiction. Sims teaches literature and creative writing at NYU and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.
In April 2013, Sims was a featured writer for Harriet.
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