Claudia Castro Luna is the Poet Laureate of Washington State (2018-2020) She served as Seattle’s first Civic Poet from 2015-2017 and is the author of Killing Marías (Two Sylvia’s Press) and of This City (Floating Bridge Press).
Born in El Salvador she came to the United States in 1981 fleeing civil war. Living in English and Spanish, Claudia writes and teaches in Seattle where she gardens and keeps chickens with her husband and their three children.
Additional Credits: Artist in Residency at School of Visual Concepts – Seattle
Creator of Seattle Poetic Grid