Winner of the 2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Doll God, Luanne Castle’s first collection of poetry, was published by Aldrich Press. Luanne’s poetry and prose have appeared in Phoebe, Copper Nickel, Six Hens, Story Shack, The Antigonish Review, Crack the SpineGrist, TABRiver TeethLunch TicketThe Review Review, and many other journals. Luanne’s 2017 chapbook Kin Types, forthcoming from Finishing Line Press, was a semi-finalist in the Concrete Wolf Chapbook Contest.

Luanne has been a Fellow at the Center for Ideas and Society at the University of California, Riverside. She studied English and creative writing at UCR (PhD); Western Michigan University (MFA); and the Stanford University writing certificate program. She taught college English for fifteen years. Her scholarly work has been published in academic journals, and she contributed to Twice-Told Children’s Tales: The Influence of Childhood Reading on Writers for Adults, edited by Betty Greenway. She divides her time between California and Arizona, where she shares land with a herd of javelina. Her heart belongs to her six cats and the homeless cats at the animal shelter where she volunteers.

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102 responses to “Bio

  1. Hi Luanne, I’m a friend of Rudri’s and I learned about you through her (I was the one she tagged on her writing process post). I’d been meaning to come by for some time now and I look forward to reading through your posts!

  2. Your blog is so beautiful as is your writing.

  3. The memoir just has to be an interesting read! Nice to meet you, Luane. 🙂

  4. Hi Luanne! Love your blog and your writing is wonderful. Thanks for stopping by little food blog! Hope you’re getting some sun in California (or Arizona!). It’s pretty cold in Melbourne 🙂 Chrissy

  5. I used to work for the National Solid Wastes Management Association. Garbage men. I can relate completely.

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