Celia S. Lustgarten

595 Columbus Avenue Apt. 4E
New York, NY 10024-1925

Author's Bio

One of my favorite poems, "Ritual," which was about my Dad, appeared in "Shameless Hussy Review," Berkeley, California. My first short story "Color Test," won First Prize in "A Competition of the Imagination" contest, in Victoria, B.C. Canada, and I think I got $10.00! I was thrilled. I had my first poetry reading at an event held by The Feminist Writer's Guild of S.F. at The Bacchanal on Solano Avenue in Albany, CA. Later on two poems I had written on women and aging, were read on KEST 1450 radio in the Bay Area.

Publications and Prizes

Apocalypse 3
(Apocalypse Literary Arts Coalition, 1997)
, LUMMOX NO. 1 - 2012
(Lummox Press, 2012)
, Shock Treatment
(Peak Output Unlimited, 1988)
Autumn Harvest! A Collection of Poetry
(Cloverdale Books, 2001)
, Celebrating T.S. Eliot
(Harvest, 2001)
, Frost in Spring
(Quill Books, 2001)
Chanticleer, For Poets Only, Grasslands Review, Into the Teeth of the Wind, New Canadian Review, Perceptions, Poetry Motel, Room of One's Own, T.O.P.S, The Blotter, Z Miscellaneous

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Art of Happiness by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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New York City
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Bronx/Brooklyn, NY
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Last updated: Aug 31, 2016