Works Published

Check out a writer profile of Laura at Spank the Carp.


The Jersey Devil Stays Busy, Fiction Kitchen, November 2020

A Tree Telling of Girl Magic, Elephant Ladder Fall 2020

Unlucky Sometimes, Constellate Literary Magazine

Energy From Living Things at X-R-A-Y Lit, January 2020

Jen: A Job Description in Mojave Heart, January 2019

Just a Phase: A BAD Advice Column #1 at Little Old Lady Comedy

Just a Phase #2

Two-Star Review at FIVE:2:ONE

Quitting Cigarettes to Become a Blood-Drinker at Danse Macabre

Flash at Former Cactus: Lenten Restrictions

Misfit Doc at Queen Mobs Tea House: Sorry for Abandoning You on the Lease After We Watched All Of “Girls” Together

Short story “Archivist’s Time Log”  in Westchester Review #9

At The Rumpus, The Diary of Anaïs Nin While Binge-Watching Broad City

Flash fiction at Intrinsick: Cape Town, South Africa: A Travel Guide

We Hate You, Eva Jurzwiak

“Alumni News,” a piece of flash fiction in Spank the Carp #14

“Maggie May” in The Coe Review

“New Traditions” at Orion Headless

Forgotten Language appears in the Autumn 2010 edition of The Battered Suitcase.


My Heart is Good and Yours is, Too at Shambles, February 2021

Zonnebloem, flash CNF in the Museum of Americana, February 2021

“Rivalry” in Variety Pack issue #2

Milkman by Anna Burns: a soundtrack to street harassment

Essay on student debt at The Rumpus, January 2019

The ABCs of Poetry at Spry Literary Journal: J is for Joypopping

Must Love Dogs at the Sunlight Press

B-Side on Memoir Mixtapes, Vol 5: “Landslide”

Mowgli at the Promenade at Hot Metal Bridge

The Cost of Light at Dime Show Review

Videogames and Loneliness: Little Big Planet

You Don’t Understand Bruce Springsteen

Yanagihara’s A Little Life and impulse control

Being a writer makes me a bad Buddhist

August is about bodies

A Case For Reading Outside Your Genre, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Anne Rice is Your Ex You Need To De-Friend on Facebook

The Personal, the Political, and Being a Woman at Work

Writing is my ritual. My desk is my altar

The Rewards of Re-Reading “Body Bereft” at Solstice Literary Magazine.


Five Issues That Didn’t Get Resolved When We Turned into Vampires  at the Vignette Review(Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2016). Published again at Drunk Monkeys, November 2019

Eight Classic Works of Literature Summarized in a Yoga Studio Newsletter

Literary Journal Reader Punch Card

10 Bad Ideas for “Transparent” Season 5 at Women in Comedy Festival Daily

These 5 Life Hacks Will Save You Pennies Per Month, Which Is Actually Futile Considering the Crushing Weight of Your Student Debt

Five Ways to Keep Your Rich Friends at Ease c/o Winedrunk Sidewalk

Six Rules for AWP


Humankind and Birdkind Collide in The Owl House

Looking for a witch to burn: Beth Alvarado’s Jillian in the Borderlands

Short story collection reviewed at Heavy Feather Review, June 2020

Unusual nests: April Dávila’s 142 Ostriches at Cardiff Review

Volume 23, Number 3, Fall 2018 (#91) of rain taxi: Whiskey & Ribbons | Leesa Cross-Smith | by Laura Eppinger

“Diffusely Yours” by Kate Garklavs Suggests We Are All Connected on an Atomic Level

Small Fires, Dulled Senses

Deep journeys into the psyche with Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Deconstruction and Rebirth in the Poetry of Caseyrenée Lopez

“Life After Rugby” by Eileen G’Sell, published at jmww.

Book review: “The Walmart Book of the Dead” at the Same.

Teju Cole challenges us to locate our own “Blind Spot”

A Tale of Two Flânueses : We want more history and less Lauren Elkin

Review of devorah major’s “and then we became”

The real danger of Harry Potter has nothing to do with witchcraft.

A review of short story collection “Heartbreaker” by Maryse Meijer

The Book I Read Before I Was Ready: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant


Interview with Loie Rawding at Heavy Feather Review, November 2020

Naming Exile: An Interview with Kaveh Bassiri

Behind the Words: Interview with Jenn Storey

The Highs and Lows of Daily Life: Artist Interview with Sarah E. Swist and Kevin R. Mercer

Protest to Protect Net Neutrality at ROAR: Literature and Revolution by Feminist People

Interview with Health and Wellness Educator Lauren Nixon

Journalism piece about Representation in Podcasts at The Toast

Interview with poet and teacher Luis Humberto Valadez.

Desert Photographs and Facts

Home: A Photo Essay

In Praise of Indoor Spaces: A Photo Essay

Eye on New Jersey

A photo and a work of fiction in the International Woman’s Day 2015 edition of The Camel Saloon.


Paradelle poem “Quit Date” in Moonchild Magazine

Maxims, or Pardon the Eccentric at Winedrunk Sidewalk

Three poems in the Vine Leaves Literary Journal collection, including “Hungry Month”:

The Ballad of Mileva Einstein at Anti-Heroin Chic

“Soft” in New Theory #3

“A Prayer for Kimeelah” in SPANK the CARP #6

“Pomegranate” in Spry Literary Journal

Laura had a poem in Cactus Heart 8.5, the print edition:

“Nests”  at Referential Magazine

One poem in California State Quarterly, Vol. 40 No. 1:

A poem up at Thunderclap Press in March 2014:

Three poems in Ginosko #14, published in January 2014.

In July 2013, Laura’s “March” was featured in Issue #7 of Vine Leaves.

In May 2013, Laura’s poetry was featured in the annual print edition of Freshwater Poetry Journal.

Spring 2013: the annual print issue of Bluestem, which features Laura’s poem “Dreamcatcher.”

Also in spring 2013 Chuffed Buff Books put out an anthology, Journey to Crone, which features her poem “Daughters.”

Bellville Love Song