Lynne Thompson

Winner of the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award in poetry in 2017, the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize in 2016, and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles for 2015–16, Lynne Thompson is the author of Start With a Small Guitar and Beg No Pardon, winner of the Perugia Book Award and the Great Lakes Colleges New Writers Award.  Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Salamander, Prairie Schooner, African American Review, Crab Creek Review, Poetry, and Nasty Women Poets: An Anthology of Subversive Verse. Thompson is reviews and essays editor of the literary journal Spillway.