Laura Walker grew up in North Carolina and now lives in Berkeley. She is the author of rimertown/ an atlas (UC Press, 2008) and swarm lure (Battery Press, 2004). Her work has appeared in various journals, including 26, Five Fingers Review, Xantippe, and Bird Dog. She has taught creative writing at UC Berkeley Extension and San Francisco State, and is very happy to be teaching this semester at the University of San Francisco.
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