Writer and mother Lucille Lang Day was born in Oakland, California, and grew up in Oakland and nearby Piedmont.
Her memoir, Married at Fourteen: A True Story, received a PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award and was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Creative Nonfiction. Her other books include eleven poetry collections and chapbooks, two children’s books, and three books on science education. She has also coedited two poetry anthologies and has published fiction, essays, book reviews, song lyrics, science journalism, feature articles, and research papers. Her work has appeared widely in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies. Her seventh full-length poetry collection, Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place, was published by Blue Light Press in November 2020.<--- Go Back To Authors List