Laura Johanna Braverman is a writer and artist. Her first collection of poetry, Salt Water, was published in 2019 by Cosmographia Books. Her poetry has appeared in journals including Levure Litteraire, Live Encounters, Mediterranean Poetry, and Sky Island Journal, and in the anthology Awake in the World, Volume II by Riverfeet Press. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and studied poetry and essay with Stanford University, Bennington College and the New School. She lives in Lebanon with her family.