Widely published Laura LeHew’s collections include: Buyer’s Remorse (Tiger’s Eye Press—Infinities) poems on abuse, Becoming (Another New Calligraphy) a non-linear discourse on alcoholism and dementia, Willingly Would I Burn (MoonPath Press) themed around math and science, It’s Always Night, It Always Rains, (Winterhawk Press) murder/noir and Beauty (Tiger’s Eye Press) fairy tales. Former girl scout Laura is obsessed with the creepy, creaky underbelly of life and whatever lies beyond.

Laura received her MFA from CCA. She is an active member of Lane Literary Guild’s steering committee. Laura was on the Oregon Poetry Association’s board as: President, Contest Chair and Cascadia Editor, a student award anthology. She interned for CALYX Press. In its 4th season Laura co-hosts a reading series, Poetry for the People. She owns and edits Uttered Chaos, a small press which publishes books of poetry by NW writers.

In her alternate life Laura has been active in the high-tech industry for forty+ years. Her company Deer Run Associates provides Computer Forensic investigations and Information Security consulting services to select clients working with law enforcement and commercial organizations on some of the largest and most high-profile cybercrime cases in recent years.

Laura always thought she’d be an astronaut.