Dorianne Laux

Pulitzer Prize finalist Dorianne Laux’s Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected Poems is available from W.W. Norton as are her award winning books, Facts about the Moon and The Book of Men.  A text book, Finger Exercises for Poets, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton as well as a new book of poems, Life on Earth. She is founding faculty at Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program and teaches private workshops in Richmond, CA and online.  She is vice board chair for the Raleigh Review.

  • Why I Write; An essay by Dorianne Laux

    I am still hard at work on this project of the self.
    Issue #148 December 2023
  • I Watch My Neighbor Watch Porn Movies through The Kitchen Window & Moonflaw

    while I wash the dishes, the back of his head propped
  • Joy

    Even when the gods have driven you
  • Lapse

    I am not deceived, I do not think it is still summer. I
  • Plume

    The old wheelbarrow aimed like a cannon