The Latest Claudia Castro Luna’s Killing Marias inspires Emmy Win for the Seattle Times – Christine Clarridge Previous Op-Ed Seattle Times: Sheltering in place, our inner poet soars Poets of […]


Claudia Castro Luna reading at the Library of Congress for the Academy of American Poets, Dear Poet program KCTS 9 Claudia Castro Luna documentary Mapping Seattle, poem by poem – Lorna […]

Seismic: Seattle, City of Literature

Edited by Kristen Millares Young Seattle was designated a UNESCO City of Literature in 2017 and has been working as part of the international network since then. Seismic is a […]

Washington Poetic Routes

Washington Poetic Routes is a digital poetry-mapping project that explores Washington’s rich geographical terrain, both in terms of landscape and in terms of the human relationships that unfold across the […]

Audio & Podcasts

The words that hold our souls inside them – KUOW Listen here Indivisible Podcast Listen here Original Lines Podcast at Two Ponies Press Listen here London Review of Books – Vanishing Points: Contemporary […]

This Is The Place

Home is a loaded word, a complex idea: it’s a place that can be comforting, difficult, nourishing, war-torn, or political. In this breathtaking, thought-provoking collection, 30 women writers explore the […]

This City

“From the very first poem in Luna’s new chapbook, This City, readers understand that Luna has obviously written the book in her role as a Civic Poet, by which I […]

Killing Marías

Find it now at Two Sylvias Press. “In this epic poetry collection Killing Marías, Claudia Castro Luna, both poetically and physically, settles spaces that were unclaimed by Latinas. Her inscription of […]

Seattle Symphony Project

In February 2017, Claudia Castro Luna collaborated with Seattle Symphony and Mary’s Place on a project in response to Seattle’s State of Emergency Declaration on Homelessness. Selected Press Seattle Symphony […]


In 2016/2017, Claudia Castro Luna curated Word’s Worth, a series of readings for the City of Seattle Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee (CRUEDA). Four selections are available […]