Luanne Castle


Phoenix, AZ 85028

Author's Bio

Luanne Castle lives in Arizona, next to a wash that wildlife use as a thoroughfare. She has published two full-length poetry collections, Rooted and Winged (Finishing Line 2022), a Book Excellence Award Winner, and Doll God (Kelsay 2015), which won the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Poetry. Her chapbooks are Our Wolves (Alien Buddha 2023) and Kin Types (Finishing Line 2017), a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. Luanne’s Pushcart and Best of the Net-nominated poetry and prose have appeared in Copper Nickel, American Journal of Poetry, Pleiades, River Teeth, TAB, Verse Daily, Saranac Review, and other journals.

Publications & Prizes

Rooted and Winged (Finishing Line Press, 2022)
Doll God (Kelsay Books, 2015)
Our Wolves (Alien Buddha Press, 2023)
Kin Types (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

2023 Book Excellence Award Winner, Rooted and Winged

2018 Eric Hoffer Finalist, Kin Types

2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Doll God

More Information

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Raised in: 
Kalamazoo, MI
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Last update: Mar 12, 2023