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Modeling the Artist’s Life at BREVITY BLOG

Essay on inspiration at Brevity Blog


Best of the Net nomination

Editor Annest Gwilym of Nine Muses Poetry has nominated my poem Tuesday Afternoon at Magpie’s Grill  for Best of the Net 2019.



In 2019 online publications have published Luanne’s new poems and prose, as well as reprints. The titles are links so click away.


Poem at Dovecote Magazine

Poem at Wilderness House Review

Poem at Burningword Literary Journal: Elegy

Poem at Thimble: Behold the Needle

Poem at OJAL: Waterland

Poem at OJAL: Eurydice

Poem at OJAL: Imagine This Portrait

Poem at Nine Muses Poetry: Tuesday Afternoon at Magpie’s Grill

Poem at Red River Review: Why We Wait for Rain

Poem at The American Journal of Poetry: How to Create a Family Myth


Memoir in print anthology What Sort of Fuckery is This?: The Self-Mindfuck


Poem at Moms on Poetry: Tricks from DOLL GOD

Poem at The Ekphrastic Review: Debris from DOLL GOD

Poem at The Ekphrastic Review: Fishing from DOLL GOD

Poems at Defuncted: Laughing Babies, Super Nova, A Bone Elegy, Sharing Notes about Our Fifth Grade Field Trip from DOLL GOD and The Black Boot

Poem at Defuncted: Serotonin from The Black Boot



Luanne Castle’s short memoir, “The Secret Kotex Club,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Longridge Review in November 2018

Follow this link to a list of other nominees and a link to “The Secret Kotex Club”:

Our 2018 Pushcart Prize Nominees




Luanne Castle Kin Types Eric Hoffer Award Finalist 2018

Kin Types is named a 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist

Read the announcement at http://www.HofferAward.com/.


The book trailer for KIN TYPES is out:


Preorder Luanne Castle's Kin Types

Luanne’s chapbook Kin Types is now available for pre-order at Finishing Line Press. 


The Doll Collection

Check out the beautiful new poetry anthology The Doll Collection, edited by Diane Lockward and published by Terrapin Press. See Luanne’s poem “Marriage Doll” alongside poems written by many other poets that include Chana Bloch, Alice Friman, Lee Upton, Kelly Cherry, and Jeffrey Harrison.


For the month of September 2015, Luanne is participating in the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, a fundraising project. She has committed to writing 30 poems in 30 days. Check out the daily contributions of Luanne and other poets here.