Laura Hinton “Marianne”



Laura Hinton is Professor of English at The City College of New York (CUNY). She is the author of The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press), and co-editor of We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press). Her critical essays, poet interviews, and reviews have appeared in books and journals including Contemporary Literature, Jacket2, Postmodern Culture, Textual Practice, Women’s Studies, Rain Taxi, Jacket, Poetry Project Newsletter, The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, among others. She is also a poet, and published the poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub), with BlazeVox Books. Individual prose and hybrid poems, as well as photography and poetry videos, have been published in journals including Yew, Madhatter Review, Esque, Feminist Studies, Bird Dog, Sonaweb, How2, Poests for Living Waters, Nth Position, Poetic Voices without Borders, Poetry in Performance, and others. She also publishes experimental memoirs using poet’s prose, most recently a piece called “Caretaker,” about the American medical system, which is on line inThe Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine from Columbia University. Professor Hinton’s own website is at

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