Carol Lynn Grellas

El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Author's Bio

Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas lives in the Sierra Foothills. She attended Santa Clara University, where she was an English major. She is an eight-time Pushcart nominee and a five-time Best of the Net nominee. She is the author of the following collections of poetry,: “Epistemology of an Odd Girl”, March Street Press, “Hasty Notes in No Particular Order”, “Letters Under the Banyan Tree” and “The Wanderer’s Dominion”, Aldrich Press, “Breakfast in Winter”, Flutter Press, along with several chapbooks, “Litany of Finger Prayers”, Pudding House Press, “Object of Desire”, Finishing Line Press, “A Thousand Tiny Sorrows”, March Street Press, “The Butterfly Room”, Big Table Books, “The Nightly Suicides”, Kattywompus Press, “Things I Can’t Remember to Forget”, Prolific Press, and the winning chapbook in The Red Ochre Chapbook Contest, “Before I Go to Sleep”, along with her latest collections slated for publication this year with Main Street Rag, “An Ode to Hope in the Midst of Pandemonium“, “In the Making of Goodbyes”, Clare Songbird Press and “On the Edge of the Ethereal” Kelsay Books and Alice in Ruby Slippers, Aldrich Press

Publications and Prizes

A Thousand Tiny Sorrows
(March Street Press, 2010)
Best of Boston Literary Magazine
(Big Table Publishing Company, 2009)
, Casting the Nines
(Puddinghouse Press, 2009)
, Chronology
(Tilt Press, 2010)
, Crazy Days
(Vagabond Press, 2010)
, Identity
(Gold Wake Press, 2009)
Best Poem, Boston Literary Review, decomP, Dogzplot, Flutter, joyful!, ken*again, Lucid Rhythms, Madswirl, Mississippi Crow, Munyori Poetry Journal, Pirene's Fountain, Poetry Friends, Poetry Midwest, Silenced Press, Skyline Magazine, Soundzine, Spam, Strong Verse, The Battered Suitcase, The Coachella Review, Dirty Napkin, The Feathertale Review, The Hiss Quarterly, Shine Journal, The Smoking Poet, Thick With Conviction, Umbrella, Wilderness House Literary Review, Word Catalyst Magazine
Litany of Finger Prayers
(Pudding House Publications, 2009)
, Object of Desire
(Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
8 Pushcart Prize nominations, 5 Best of the Net nominations, Winner of the Red Ochre Chapbook Contest

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Los Gatos, CA
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Last updated: Apr 10, 2018