Around the Bend

About the Author
  SELECTED STORIES by Laura Beausoleil
The Fawn
Around the BendJessieA Happy ChildA Loss of Memory
HairA Deep Purple BeautyPoor FrankMeeting Henry MillerLes Mutiles
What Can We Do For You, Mrs. Ross?I Was Here But Now I'm Not
The Moustache HouseMexico

About Laura Beausoleil

A poet and writer of both fiction and nonfiction, Laura Beausoleil’s books include four poetry collections, Autograph (1975), In the Absence of a Surface (1985), The Land Above the Trees (1999) and In the Company of Birds (2005), and one book of short stories, A Chance of Moving (1979). Her work has appeared in eight anthologies and 38+ literary magazines. In 1981 she was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction. In May of 2005 she was named Poet Laureate of South Sound, Washington.

Laura Beausoleil is the founder of Philos Press, which has published 12 collections of poetry, essays and fiction. See

She has lived in Hawaii, San Francisco and Santa Rosa, California, and now makes her home in the Pacific Northwest.

  Laura Beausoleil  

Some of the stories in Around the Bend were previously published in the
following magazines or anthologies.

  • Around the Bend, Boxcar
  • A Deep Purple Beauty, The Dickens and Sunlight on the Moon (anthology)
  • The Fawn, Androgyne
  • Hair, Across the Generations and Hairraising (anthology)
  • A Happy Child, Five Fingers Review
  • Jessie, Androgyne
  • Les Mutiles, Boxcar
  • A Loss of Memory, Five Fingers Review
  • Meeting Henry Miller, The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal
  • Mexico, First Leaves
  • Mrs. Ross, The Moustache House, Lines in the Sand
  • Poor Frank, The Sun

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