About

Iris A. Law is a writer, educator, and editor currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A Kundiman poetry fellow, she holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame and a BA in English from Stanford University. Her chapbook, Periodicity, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2013. Iris works as a middle school language arts teacher and private writing tutor; prior to that, she worked in editing, design, and production in the field of academic publishing. A founding editor of the online journal and blog Lantern Review, Iris is also active in the literary community. Before moving to the Bay Area, she served on the board of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, and since 2011, she has enjoyed curating and producing community-oriented literary interventions and installations for libraries, churches, literary arts organizations, and other public entities.

Selected Press

Speaking of Marvels

Fireside (Kundiman’s blog)

Kelsay Street Press Blog

The Rumpus

Accents Radio (link plays streaming radio episode)

The Blood-Jet Writing Hour (link plays streaming radio episode)

Harriet (the Poetry Foundation’s blog)

Please note: the above list is confined to interviews, reviews of my work, and guest posts and appearances. For examples of my published poetry and prose, please refer to the “Writing” section of this website.