Laurie Filipelli is a writer and writing coach who holds an M.F.A in Poetry from Indiana University and an M.A. in English from the University of Cincinnati. Her first book of poems, Elseplace is available from Brooklyn Arts Press, and a second collection, Girl Paper Stone, is forthcoming in 2018 from Black Lawrence Press
In her work as a college writing instructor, high school English teacher, writing programs manager, and as a writing coach, she has guided students of all ages to tell their own stories, and to become stronger writers and more creative thinkers.
Laurie specializes in leading college application essay writing workshops as well as coaching individuals in a variety of genres, including YA fiction, poetry and family narratives. Learn more at MightyWriting.org and Facebook/MightyWriting