Tara Laskowski has been editor at SmokeLong Quarterly since 2010. She is the author of Modern Manners for Your Inner Demons (Matter Press 2012). She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University. Her fiction has been published widely, most recently in the Norton anthology Flash Fiction International and Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Her full-length story collection Bystanders will be published by Santa Fe Writers Project in 2016. Tara lives and works in a suburb of Washington, D.C.
How would you describe your art? Absent-mindfulness patterns paired with uninformed experiments on shading and the female form. When did you understand that you wanted to pursue art? Tell me about this discovery. Unfortunately, not until I was in college when I started with photography. I credit Ralph Giunta and Troy Ansley with teaching me … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Karen Prosen
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