What’s New

2021-22 publications: If the poems are online, the titles are links so click away.

2 poems at Saranac Review  (Spotlight; April Things);  Issue 16 (Fall 2021)

Poem at Tipton Poetry Journal (formating may be incorrect)

poem at Last Stanza Poetry Journal (Generations have trod, have trod, have trod); Issue 7 (January 2022)

3 poems at Furious Gazelle (The Bad Daughter Walk; Sir; Drafty); December 2021

Poem at Feral: A Journal of Poetry & Art

2 poems at pioneertown

Poem at The Orchards Poetry Journal (page 95 in online version)

Poem at Cider Press Review


3 Linked Micros at MacQueen’s Quinterly


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.



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.