Laura Valeri

LAURA VALERI is the author of numerous works of fiction, memoirs, essays on craft and poems. Her debut collection of short stories The Kind of Things Saints Do was the winner of the Iowa/John Simmons Award. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and an MFA from Florida International University. She lives in Savannah Georgia with her husband Joel Caplan, and she is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.