Paula C Lowe


1555 Filaree Way
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
805 710-1160

Author's Bio

Paula C. Lowe lives out of town three hours north of LA. Her most recent book, MOO (2014) brings together calling poems that reach across time, globe, people and events. Good As Glue, is forthcoming in 2020. Her poetry has been published in numerous journals such as Crosswinds, River Styx, The Iowa Review, Poet Lore, and many more.  Lowe has authored non-fiction books for communities and families and is a PhD student in Leadership and Change at Antioch University.  Lowe serves poets and writers as lead editor for Big Yes Press and was the editor at Solo Press (2009 - 2012). 

Publications & Prizes

Bird as Black as the Sun (Green Poet Press, 2011)
Poems For Endangered Places (Central Coast Press, 2008)
River Styx (RIVER STYX PRESS, 2017)
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Askew Poetry
Copperfield Review
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The Comstock Review
Tule Review
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MOO, finalist, 2015 International Book Award in Poetry. Lowe's poems have been selected as finalists for the following awards: Mark Fischer Poetry Award; Cape Cod Cultural Center Poetry Award; The Iowa Review Award in Poetry; Comstock Review Award; and Dogwood Journal Poetry Award.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Derek Walcott
What I'm reading now: 
Modes of Thought by Alfred North Whitehead, In the Presence of Absence by Mahmoud Darwish, Antidote for Night by Marsha De La O, The Birds of Heaven by Peter Matthiessen

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Last update: May 28, 2019