Laurie Kutchins is an American poet and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
She is an Associate Professor in the English Department at James Madison University. She has also been a visiting writer at the University of New Mexico, and a faculty member of the Taos Summer Writers Conference.
She lives in Singers Glen, Virginia.
- Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1997
- Isabella Gardner Award for Poetry
- Texas Tech University Press First Book Award (1993)
Fellowships and grants
- Two fellowships from the Virginia Council on the Arts
- Two fellowships from the Pennsylvania Commission on the Arts
- Educational Leave and Research grants from James Madison University
- MacDowell Colony residency
- Ucross Foundation residency
- Virginia Center for the Creative Arts residency
- Slope of the Child Everlasting: Poems. BOA Editions, Ltd. 2007. ISBN 978-1-929918-91-1.
- The Night Path. BOA Editions. 1997. ISBN 978-1-880238-49-3.
- Between Towns. Texas Tech University. 1993. ISBN 978-0-89672-296-5.
- A Tough and Tender Kinship (anthology)
- Mark Tredinnick, ed. (2003). A Place on Earth: Nature Writers from North America and Australia. UNSW Press. ISBN 978-0-86840-654-1.