Laura Mullen

Laura  Mullen 

McElveen Professor

Bachelor's Degree(s): California-Berkeley
Master's Degree: Iowa
Phone: (225) 578-3023


Office: 212-T Allen Hall


Laura Mullen is the McElveen Professor in English at Louisiana State University. She is the author of seven books--her eigth collection is forthcoming in fall of 2015. Prizes for her poetry include Ironwood's Stanford Prize, and she has been awarded two Board of Regents ATLAS grants, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award, among other honors. She has had several MacDowell Fellowships and is a frequent visitor at the Summer Writing Program at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa. Her work has been widely anthologized in collections from Norton. Omnidawn, and CoffeeHouse and her poems have been set to music by composers Jason Eckardt and Nathan Davis. 

Area of Interest

poetry, theory, Gertrude Stein, experimental fiction and nonfiction.