Laurel Anderson is a plant ecologist and poet. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Terrain.org (semifinalist, 2021 Poetry Contest), EcoTheo Review, River Mouth Review, Radar Poetry, Split Rock Review, The Fourth River, and elsewhere. She is currently at work on her first full length poetry manuscript. Laurel teaches science at Ohio Wesleyan University and lives with her family in central Ohio, USA.
To learn more about Laurel’s scientific and educational work at Ohio Wesleyan, and her leadership role in the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN) and the Macrosystems Ecology For All (MEFA) Network, visit this link.
Links to poems online
- “Mantras of geese flying over the Himalayas” in River Mouth Review
- “Articulation” in Radar Poetry
- “The Heat Dome of 2021”, “Butterflies Are Vanishing Out West”, “Conflagration”, “Mangroves Move North” in Terrain.org
- “What Is The Carbon Footprint Of This Poem?” in Split Rock Review
- “Wolf: Villain’s Monologue”, “Willow”, “#insectapocalypse: a thread” in The Fourth River
- “Above the River” in River Heron Review
- “Ventilator Moon” in Pangyrus
- “Climate Change, Ohio” in Canary
- email: email@example.com
- Twitter: @LaurelSciPoet
- Profile at Poets & Writers
- Landscape photos by Laurel Anderson
- Author photo by Mark Schmitter