Dorianne Laux

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Dorianne Laux
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Born (1952-01-10) January 10, 1952 (age 66)
Augusta, Maine
Occupation Poet, professor
Alma mater Mills College
Notable works The Book of Men (2011), Facts about the Moon (2005), What We Carry (1994)
Spouse Joseph Millar
Children 1

Dorianne Laux (born January 10, 1952 in Augusta, Maine) is an American poet.


Laux worked as a sanatorium cook, a gas station manager, and a maid before receiving a B.A. in English from Mills College in 1988.[1]

Laux taught at the University of Oregon. She is a professor at North Carolina State University’s creative writing program, and the MFA in Writing Program at Pacific University.[2] She is also a contributing editor at The Alaska Quarterly Review.

Her work appeared in American Poetry Review, Five Points, Kenyon Review, Ms., Orion, Ploughshares,[3] Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, TriQuarterly, Zyzzyva.[4] She has also appeared in online journals such as Web Del Sol.[5]

Laux lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband, poet Joseph Millar.[2] She has one daughter.[5]





As editor[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Dorianne Laux". The Academy of American Poets. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Core Faculty". Pacific University. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dorianne Laux". Author Detail. Ploughshares. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dorianne Laux". Directory of Writers. Poets & Writers. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Dorianne Laux". Web Del Sol. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Dorianne Laux". Writers' Corner. National Endowment for the Arts. Archived from the original on February 2, 2013. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 

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