Laura Jean (she/her) is a poet, musician, and singer/songwriter. Her poetry is rooted in the everyday moments of her life in Wilder, Vermont. She is a graduate student in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and plans to publish a forthcoming collection of poetry after her graduation in 2025. Her music is best described as city-folk. Part farmer’s market, part Chelsea Market. She fronts the trio Tiny Top Hats and is a member of the good-time bluegrass band Reckless Breakfast. When she’s not writing or performing, LJ is the Development Manager at the Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon, NH where she’s dedicated to removing barriers to arts access, increasing cultural equity, and broadening cultural horizons through the performing arts.