Laurel Radzieski is a poet and the author of Red Mother (NYQ Books, 2018). She received her MFA from Goddard College and her BA from Keystone College. Laurel’s poems have appeared in Really System, Atlas and Alice, The Slag Review, Glintmoon, Down the Dog Hole: 11 Poets on Northeast Pennsylvania and elsewhere, including on roadsides and a street sign in rural Wisconsin. She is the Grant Writer for Lackawanna College and an artist-in-residence for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Arts in Education program of the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit. Laurel has been a writer-in-residence at the Wormfarm Institute where she lived comfortably in a barn. She presents on-the-spot poetry installations and enjoys writing poems for strangers. Laurel has been a poetry editor for Clockhouse and is currently preparing to present a TEDx Talk at TEDxScranton. She lives with a husband and a cat in northeastern Pennsylvania.