Lynne Thompson is the author of three chapbooks and won the 2018 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize for her full-length manuscript, Fretwork, published by the Press in 2019. She also authored Start With A Small Guitar and Beg No Pardon, winner of the Perugia Press Book Award and the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers Award. She is the recipient of an Artist’s Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles and Special Mention in the 2018 Pushcart Prizes.
Thompson’s poetry appears or is forthcoming in Pleiades, Colorado Review, Ploughshares, and the New England Review; her prose is included in Jane Cooper, A Radiance of Attention issued by the University of Michigan Press (2019). Follow these links to find two examples of her work: www.poetrynw.org and www.poetryfoundation.org.
Thompson serves as Reviews and Essays Editor for the journal, Spillway, and Chair of the Board of Trustees at Scripps College.