Valerie Wetlaufer

Johanna Lawshea

Valerie Wetlaufer is a poet, editor, birth doula, and teacher. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for her first poetry collection Mysterious Acts by My People, Wetlaufer holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Utah, an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida State University, an MA in Teaching & a BA in French from Bennington College. She is the editor of Adrienne: a poetry journal of queer women, and author of three chapbooks. Her second book, Call Me by My Other Name is forthcoming from Sibling Rivalry Press in 2016.