Photo: Grant Hindsley,

Claudia Castro Luna has appeared in newspaper articles, blog postings, podcasts and radio interviews since 2010. Below are links and references to just a few of her recent media appearances.

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Mapping Seattle, poem by poem – Lorna Baldwin. PBS News Hour

Seattle’s first civic poet – Joseph Suttner and Starla Sampaco, KING 5  8/15/17

Seattle’s First Civic Poet isn’t done mapping emotions of a changing city – Scott Greenstone. Seattle Times -8/8/17

Best of Seattle 2017: Best Poet Claudia Castro Luna

Seattle’s Civic Poet Has Made a Poetic Map of the City, – Amber Cortes. The Stranger SLOG, Jun 28, 2017.

Writer’s Resist Seattle – Seattle PI

Claudia Castro Luna, Seattle’s First Civic Poet, Wrestles With the City’s Biggest Problems, – Paul Constant. The Seattle Weekly, Oct 2016.

Meet Seattle’s First Civic Poet – KUOW

Seattle’s Civic Poet – The Seattle Times

How War and Words Shaped Claudia Castro Luna – SPARK: Humanities Washington Magazine

Claudia Castro Luna Seattle’s Civic Poet – La Bloga

Claudia Castro Luna named as Seattle’s first civic poet, The Seattle Globalist. Aug 4, 2015 by Venice Buhain

‘We Eat War:’ Seattle Poet Tastes History In Her Native Country’s National Dish – KPLU interview for Sound Effect with Gabriel Spitzer

Reading Emerald City Blues at Mayor’s Arts Award Ceremony 2016

To Say Goodbye – Jack Straw Sound Pages

Poem No. 5 – City Arts Magazine