Laura M Kaminski grew up in Nigeria, went to school in New Orleans, and currently lives in rural Missouri. She is the author of several poetry collections and chapbooks, including Anchorhold (2016), Considering Luminescence (Honorable Mention in Lascaux Review’s Poetry Collection Contest 2016). Her poetry has received two Honorable Mentions in the Tom Howard Poetry Contest (2016, 2017), as well as an Honorable Mention in Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Contest (2015). Her poetry has been adapted into films by several video-poetry filmmakers, and the associated films by Marie Craven have received recognition in several international film-festival screenings. She currently serves on the editorial teams of Praxis Magazine Online and Right Hand Pointing.