Luiza Flynn-Goodlett

Poet

Author's Bio

Luiza Flynn-Goodlett is the author of Look Alive—a finalist for numerous prizes, including The National Poetry Series, and winner of the 2019 Cowles Poetry Book Prize from Southeast Missouri State University Press—along with seven chapbooks, most recently The Undead, winner of Sixth Finch Books' 2020 Chapbook Contest, and Shadow Box, winner of the 2019 Madhouse Press Editor's Prize. Her poetry can be found in TriQuarterly, Third Coast, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She serves as editor-in-chief of the Whiting-award-winning LGBTQ+ literary journal Foglifter in sunny Oakland, California.

Education: 

Publications & Prizes

Chapbooks:
Tender Age (Headmistress Press, 2020)
,
Twice Shy (Nomadic Press, 2020)
,
Harm's Way (Dancing Girl Press, 2019)
,
Unseasonable Weather (Dancing Girl Press, 2018)
,
Congress of Mud (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Prizes won: 
  • The Undead, 2020 Sixth Finch Book Chapbook Contest
  • Look Alive, 2019 Cowles Poetry Book Prize from Southeast Missouri State University Press
  • Tender Age, 2019 Headmistress Press Charlotte Mew chapbook contest
  • Shadow Box, 2019 Madhouse Press Editor's Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Summertown, TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Nashville, TN
Tennessee
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Last update: Apr 21, 2021