Lynne Thompson

Thomson, Lynne 2016

Lynne Thompson (’97,’02): Lynne Thompson is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Beg No Pardon (2007), winner of the Perugia Press Book Award and the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers Award, and Start With A Small Guitar (2013). A Pushcart Prize nominee and recipient of a Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles in 2015, her poems have appeared in numerous journals including the African American Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, and Crab Orchard Review, as well as the recent anthology Wide Awake, Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond. Thompson has served as a Preliminary Judge for the Kate & Kingsley Tufts Awards and she is Reviews & Essays Editor for the California journal, Spillway.