Terry Lucas

Poet

Mill Valley, CA 94941

Author's Bio

Terry Lucas is a prize-winning poet, essayist, editor and writing consultant. His work has been published in numerous national literary journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Best New Poets, Columbia Poetry Review, Great River Review, and Green Mountains Review. His work has received seven Pushcart Prize nominations, and he was the winner of the 2014 Crab Orchard Review Special Issue Feature Award in Poetry. His two full-length collections are Dharma Rain (Saint Julian Press, 2016) and In This Room (CW Books, 2016). His most recent chapbook, If They Have Ears to Hear, won the 2012 Copperdome Award from Southeast Missouri State University Press. Poet Laureate Emeritus of Marin County, California, Terry is a regular speaker, panelist, and reader in the Dominican University of California's MFA Program and a free-lance poetry coach. For more about him and his work see www.terrylucas.com.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Pandemic Puzzle Poems (Blue Light Press, 2021)
Books:
The Thing Itself (Longship Press, 2020)
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Dharma Rain (Saint Julian Press, 2017)
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In This Room (WordTech Communications, 2016)
Chapbook:
If They Have Ears to Hear (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2013)
Journals:
After Hours
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Alehouse
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B O D Y
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Banyan Review
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Buffalo Carp
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Columbia Poetry Review
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Crab Orchard Review
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Crosswinds Poetry Journal
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Extract(s)
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Great River Review
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Marin Poetry Center Anthology
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MiPOesias
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New Mexico Poetry Review
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OCHO
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OVS Magazine
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Poetry Flash
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Poets and Artists
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Puerto del Sol
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Sin Fronteras
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Solo
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The Comstock Review
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THIS Literary Magazine
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Tygerburning Literary Journal
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Zocalo Public Square
Prizes won: 

Poet Laureate of Marin County California, 2019-2020; 2014 Crab Orchard Review Special Issue Feature Award in Poetry;  2012 Copperdome Chapbook Award from Southeast Missouri State University Press; Littoral Press Poetry Prize, 2012 and 2019.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Cleveland, OH
Ohio
Raised in: 
Farmington, NM
New Mexico
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Last update: Aug 04, 2021