Luray Gross

(Misunderstood - put Ms.)

Luray Gross is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Lift from Ragged Sky Press. A storyteller as well as a writer, she works extensively as an Artist in Residence. She facilitates workshops and offers poetry critiques through Murphy Writing of Stockton University. A recipient of a Fellowship in Poetry from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Gross was named one of their Distinguished Teaching Artists. She was the 2002 Poet Laureate of Bucks County, PA, and served as resident faculty at the Frost Place Festival and Conference on Poetry in Franconia, NH. Her poem, “The Perfection of Zero,” was featured by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book’s Public Poetry Project. She continues to be trained as a teacher, writer, and thinker by her students and colleagues, who range in age from six to well past sixty.