Poetry Sunday: Laurie Robertson-Lorant

Mar 27, 2016

Poet Laurie Robertson-Lorant
Credit Youghal, Ireland

Laurie Robertson-Lorant reads her poem, "These Days."

Laurie Robertson-Lorant is the author of Melville:  A Biography (1996) and The Man Who Lived Among the Cannibals:  Poems in the Voice of Herman Melville (Spinner, 2005).  Her poems have appeared in Everett Hoagland’s anthology Ocean Voices, Ruth Jacobs’ We Speak for Peace, and various poetry magazines, including The American Voice, Atlanta Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, North American Review, Radcliffe Quarterly, Rockhurst Review, South Coast Poetry Journal and the Worcester Review.

A resident of South Dartmouth since 2002, Dr. Lorant has taught at MIT and UMass Dartmouth and is currently teaching at Bridgewater State University.