Meet the Poet
Laurie Kolp, author of Upon the Blue Couch (Winter Goose Publishing) and Hello, It's Your Mother (Finishing Line Press), has poems appearing in Gargoyle, Yellow Chair Review, Prelude, Crack the Spine, Scissors & Spackle, and other publications. President of Texas Gulf Coast Writers, Laurie lives in Southeast Texas with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She recently returned to teaching after a 14-year hiatus, which has made her consider retiring for good. Until then, she survives by running, and hoarding chocolate. Laurie maintains a website, to which she invites your visit, and she tweets @KolpLaurie on Twitter. Read.