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Laura Moriarty was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, grew up on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and has lived in Northern California since 1966. She attended Sacramento State University and the University of California at Berkeley in the 70s. She was married to the poet Jerry Estrin until his death in 1993. She was the Archives Director for the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at San Francisco State University from 1986-1997. She received a Poetry Center Book Award in 1984 for Persia.
She has taught at Mills College, and Naropa University, among other places, and is Deputy Director of Small Press Distribution. She has a step-daughter and is married to Nick Robinson and happily lives near SPD.
Her books include: Two Cross Seizings (Sombre Reptiles), 1980), Persia (Chance Additions, 1983), Rondeaux (Roof, 1990), like roads (Kelsey St. Press, 1990), Duse (Coincidence press, 1987, reprinted by paradigm press, 2000), L’Archiviste (Zasterlie, 1991), Symmetry (Avec, 1994), The Case (O Books, 1999), Cunning, a short novel (Spuyten Duyvil, 2000), Spicer's City (Poetry New York, 2000), nude memoir (Krupskaya, 2000), Self-Destruction (Post-Apollo Press, 2005), Ultravioleta (Atelos, 2006), An Air Force (Hooke Press, 2007), A Semblance: Selected Poetry 1975-2006, (forthcoming from Omnidawn, 2007)