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Eve Luckring

Eve Luckring

Resides: Los Angeles, California, USA
E-mail: eluckring (at) eveluckring (dot) com

For several years, Eve Luckring has been translating traditional Japanese poetic forms into the visual realm. Her videos and installations have been exhibited internationally in traditional art venues (RedCat and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Video Bardo, Buenos Aires; Lance Fung Gallery, New York; European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück; Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver; WRO Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw; Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm; Chapter Theatre, Cardiff) as well as in public spaces (Los Angeles, California; Ekaterinburg, Russia; Sante Fe, New Mexico; Shanghai, China). Luckring received a B.A. as a Dean's Scholar in Liberal Studies at the University of Delaware, and a M.F.A. from UCLA. Her poetry has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, and her first full-length book of poetry was published in 2018.

Awards and Other Honors: Haiku Society of America Museum of Haiku Literature Award (2006); Pushcart Prize Nominee, Modern Haiku (2010); Second Prize, The 16th Kusamakura International Haiku Competition, Kumamoto, Japan (2011); Touchstone Award, The Haiku Foundation (2012); work selected for Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (W. W. Norton & Company, 2013) and The Disjunctive Dragonfly, A New Approach to English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2013).

Books Published: fifty-three divided by seven or eight (e-chapbook, ant ant ant ant ant xiii, 2012); The Tender Between (Ornithopter Press, 2018).

Selected Work
this black to that black
      crow’s caw
the old names for countries levitating the Pentagon
still pink
close to the bone
open scissors beside a vase of water 
out of the agave
out of the blue 
seeding the clouds 
               the rumble of earth worms

Credits: "matching"- A New Resonance 6: Emerging Voices in English Language Haiku, ed. Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts (Red Moon Press, 2009); "words" - Modern Haiku 41:2 (2010); "out of the agave" - Modern Haiku 41:2 (2010); Sharing the Sun, ed: Scott Mason (Haiku Society of America Anthology, 2010); An Island of Egrets, ed: Billie Dee (Southern California Haiku Study Group Anthology, 2010); "the old names" - Roadrunner X:1 (2010); "open scissors" - Frogpond XXIX:2 (2006); A New Resonance 6: Emerging Voices in English Language Haiku, ed. Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts (Red Moon Press, 2009); Montage 38, ed. Alan Burns (The Haiku Foundation, 2009); Montage: The Book, created and edited by Allan Burns (The Haiku Foundation, 2010); "seeding the clouds" - Modern Haiku 41:2 (2010).

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