Laura Schmitt

Laura Schmitt

Laura Schmitt is a writer and book lover based in Nashville. She holds a B.A in journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.F.A in Creative Writing from Hollins University, where she worked as a graduate assistant and J-Term teaching fellow. She was the First Place Winner of the 2022 Francine Ringold Award for New Writers, and her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Nimrod International Journal, Cream City Review, Grist Journal, The Boiler, GASHER, and Electric Literature. A 2023-2024 OZ Art Wire Fellow and 2023 Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference Albertina Tholakele Dube Scholar, she has also received support from the Tin House Winter Workshop, One Story Summer Writers’ Conference, Write On Door County Residency, and the Eudora Welty Foundation. She currently works as an Editorial intern at Tin House as well as an indie bookseller.

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Publications
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Awards
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Current Reads

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