Laure-Anne Bosselaar grew up in Belgium, and moved to the United States
in 1987. Fluent in four languages, she has also published poems in French and Flemish. She is the author of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf and of Small Gods of Grief, which won the Isabella Gardner Prize for Poetry for 2001. Her third book, A New Hunger, will be published by Ausable Press in early 2007.
Among other publications, her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Washington Post, AGNI, Georgia Review and Harvard Review as well as in numerous anthologies. One of her poems won the National Poetry Contest, sponsored by I.E. magazine.
She was awarded a Fellowship at the Breadloaf Writersâ€™ Conference, was a Writer in Residence at Hamilton College and at the Vermont Studio Center. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and at the Low Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College.
She is the editor of Night Out: Poems about Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Bars, Outsiders, Poems About Rebels Exiles and Renegades, Urban Nature: Poems about Wildlife in the City, and Never Before: Poems about First Experiences.
She and her husband, poet Kurt Brown, translated the work of Flemish poet Herman de Coninck: The Plural of Happiness (Field Translations Series). They live in New York City.