Lynne Thompson

Poet

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

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010)
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Mischief, Caprice & Other Poetic Strategies (Red Hen Press, 2004)
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So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 2003)
Books:
Fretwork (forthcoming) (Marsh Hawk Press, 2019)
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Beg No Pardon (Perugia Press, 2007)
Journals:
Crab Orchard Review
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Louisiana Literature
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Margie
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PMS: poemmemoirstory
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Runes: A Review of Poetry
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Sou'wester
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Spillway
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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last update: Nov 03, 2018