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Kin Types

Kin Types

by Luanne Castle
Kin Types

Kin Types

by Luanne Castle


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ISBN-13: 9781635342543
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.11(d)

About the Author

Winner of the 2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Doll God, Luanne Castle's first collection of poetry, was published by Aldrich Press. Luanne's poetry and prose have appeared in Grist, Copper Nickel, River Teeth, Glass Poetry Press, Barnstorm Journal, Six Hens, Lunch Ticket, The Review Review, and many other journals.

Luanne has been a Fellow at the Center for Ideas and Society at the University of California, Riverside. She studied English and creative writing at the University of California, Riverside (Ph.D.); Western Michigan University (MFA); and the Stanford University writing certificate program. Her scholarly work has been published in academic journals, and she contributed to Twice-Told Children's Tales: The Influence of Childhood Reading on Writers for Adults, edited by Betty Greenway. For fifteen years, she taught college English.

An avid blogger, Luanne can be found at She divides her time between California and Arizona, where she shares land with a herd of javelina.

Table of Contents

Advice from My Forebears 1

An Account of a Poor Oil Stove Bought off Dutch Pete 3

And So It Goes 5

Baptism in the Morning 9

Farmhouse Table 10

Genealogy 11

Half-Naked Woman Found Dead 12

More Burials 13

New Life, New Music 15

Once and Now 16

Someone Else’s Story 18

The Fat Little House 19

The First Baby Still Sleeps Long Hours 20

The Ill-Timed Elopement 21

The Nurturing of Nature and its Accumulations 22

The Weight of Smoke 23

What Came Between A Woman and Her Duties 27

What Lies Inside 28

When Your Grandfather Shows You Photographs of

His Mother 30

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