Lynne Thompson

Los Angeles, CA 90042
Phone: 
(323) 259-8617

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Beg No Pardon
(Perugia Press, 2007)
Anthologies: 
Mischief, Caprice & Other Poetic Strategies
(Red Hen Press, 2004)
, New Poets of the American West
(Many Voices Press, 2010)
, So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets
(Tebot Bach, 2003)
Journals: 
Crab Orchard Review, Indiana Review, Louisiana Literature, Margie, Ploughshares, PMS: poemmemoirstory, Poetry International, Rattle, Runes: A Review of Poetry, Sou'wester, Spillway, The Dogwood Journal
Prizes Won: 
Great Lakes Colleges New Writers Award; Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize; Tucson Literary Award (poetry); Individual Artist Award, City of Los Angeles                                    

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward
,
Ordinary Beast by Nicole Sealey
,
Calling A Wolf A Wolf by Kaveh Akbar
,
Unaccompanied by Javier Zamora
,
Bearden's Odyssey by Ed. Kramer Dawes and Matthew Shenoda

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: Oct 22, 2017