Laura Maylene Walter is a writer and editor in Cleveland. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Poets & Writers, Kenyon Review, The Masters Review, The Sun, Ninth Letter, Michigan Quarterly Review, and many other publications. She has been a Yaddo Fellow, a Tin House Scholar, an Ohioana Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant recipient, and a writer-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution and Art Omi: Writers. Laura works for Cleveland Public Library, is editor-in-chief of Gordon Square Review, and blogs for the Kenyon Review. Her debut novel, Body of Stars, is forthcoming from Dutton.