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Dorianne Laux

Dorianne Laux teaches poetry at North Carolina State University and Pacific University. A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and a recipient of the Oregon Book Award and the Paterson Prize, Laux lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Books by Dorianne Laux

  1. Book CoverThe Book of Men: Poems


    “Dorianne Laux dares to parse her life through the prism of men who’ve passed through it.”—New York TimesMore

  2. Book CoverFacts About the Moon: Poems


    "Laux writes gritty, tough, lyrical poems that depict the actual nature of life in the West today."—Philip LevineMore

  3. Book CoverOnly As the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems


    A collection of new and selected works from a prize-winning poet known to bear compassionate and ruthless witness to the quotidian.More

  4. Book CoverThe Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry


    From the nuts and bolts of craft to the sources of inspiration, this book is for anyone who wants to write poetry-and do it well.More