Laura Donnelly is the winner of the 2013 Editors’ Prize from Cider Press Review. The winning manuscript, Watershed, is her first full-length collection. Watershed debuted in August, 2014.
Donnelly is the author of the chapbook Nocturne—Schumann’s Letters. Her poems have appeared in Cimarron Review, DIAGRAM, Flyway, Poetry East, Rhino, and elsewhere. Originally from Michigan, she holds an MFA from Purdue University and a PhD from Western Michigan University, where she was Editor-in-Chief of Third Coast. She lives in Central New York with her husband and is on the creative writing faculty at the State University of New York at Oswego.