Photo by Jerriod Avant

Photo by Jerriod Avant

Laura Marris is a writer and translator with a BA from Yale and an MFA from Boston University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Cortland Review, The VoltaAsymptoteThe CommonPrelude, Washington Square Review, MeridianDMQ Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow and a semi-finalist for the 2015 Boston Review/Discovery Prize. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she works on Robert Pinsky’s Massive Open Online Course The Art of Poetry. Her recent translation projects include Louis Guilloux's novel Le Sang noir [Blood Dark] for the New York Review Books and La cache by Christophe Boltanski for the University of Chicago Press.