Laura Mullen

Laura Mullen

McElveen Professor of English
MFA, University of Iowa

245-A Allen Hall


Laura Mullen teaches graduate and undergraduate workshops in poetry as well as seminars on forms of poetry and “Difficulty,” among other courses, for the English Department and a seminar on the “Poetics of the Archive” for the Ogden Honors College. She is the author of eight books and the McElveen Professor of English at LSU. Recognitions for her poetry include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award. Recent poems have appeared in The Nation, Jubilat, the Bennington Review, and Bettering American Poetry. She was the 2017-2018 Arons poet at Tulane and affiliate faculty at Stetson University’s MFA of the Americas for 2018. Her translation of Veronique Pittolo's Hero was published by Black Square Editions in 2019.

Area of Interest

Poetry, Hybrid Genres, Experimental Prose, Gertrude Stein, Performance and Video

Curriculum Vitae