Laura Evers is a second-year Ph.D. student and a participant in the film and media studies graduate certificate program. She serves as an Editorial Assistant for RHINO, a poetry journal based in Chicago, helps edit the Poetry for All podcast hosted by Abram Van Engen and Joanne Diaz, and writes occasionally for The Ampersand at WashU. 20th century American literature, visual culture, and documentary film & poetics are her primary passions. She taught a composition course entitled “Opera in the World” to students at the Cleveland Institute of Music and also taught in northeastern Romania as a Fulbright Scholar. She has presented her work at the University Film & Video Association and PAMLA. Her poetry and author interviews can be found in Overheard Literary Magazine, Postscript Magazine, The Rumpus, Whale Road Review, the Cleveland Review of Books, and the Chicago Review of Books.