News

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment invited Lucien to present on the British Romantic poet John Clare and current debates on public lands at their Annual Conference in California. (4/2019)

Lucien was selected for a featured contributor interview on ultrarunning, aesthetics, and equity in the next issue of The Rappahannock Review. (4/2019)

Lucien represented the University of Denver at the annual Fort Collins installation of the 5 x 5 Creative Reading Series, featuring one graduate student writer from each of the following 5 schools: Colorado State University, Naropa University, University of Colorado, University of Denver, & University of Wyoming. (3/2019)

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association has invited Lucien to serve as session chair for Literature & Religion and to present, “From Dream-Images to the Last Sublime: Apolline and Dionysian Drives in William Gibson’s Neuromancer” at the 2019 National Conference in El Paso, TX. (3/2019)

Lucien presented “Alpine Hikes and Consulting Sessions: Activating Accessibility, Inclusion, and Voice in the Writing Center with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs” at the 2019 Colorado & Wyoming Writing Tutors and Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association conference in Denver, CO. (2/2019)

Legacy, the magazine of the National Association of Interpretation, published Lucien’s collaborative interview article “A Conversation about Urban Interpretation in Colorado’s Front Range.” (2/2019)

Lucien’s poem “Strawberry Season” is forthcoming in The Rappahannock Review. (2/2019)

The University of Denver has awarded Lucien a Graduate Student Association Conference & Research Grant for his work at the NAI 2018 National Conference. (1/2019)

The Colorado & Wyoming Writing Tutors and Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association has invited Lucien to present “Alpine Hikes and Consulting Sessions: Activating Accessibility, Inclusion, and Voice in the Writing Center with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs” at the 2019 joint conference in Denver, CO. (12/2018)

The National Association for Interpretation welcomed Lucien to the 2018 National Conference in New Orleans as a Bob Jennings Scholarship recipient and as the 2019 National Conference Chair (to be held in Denver). (11/2018)

Lucien’s essay “On Power and Passing as a Native ‘Native’ Speaker in the Writing Center” is forthcoming in The Dangling Modifier. (11/2018)

Lucien chaired the British 19th-Century Literature panel, presented on Heideggerian phenomenology in the work of Virginia Woolf in the British Literature Since 1900 panel, directed the Graduate Student Forum, gave a featured poetry reading, and represented RMMLA as an Executive Board Member at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference. (10/2018)

Lucien set a new course PR, covering 26.7 miles and climbing 3500′ vertical feet while finishing happy and in the top 30% at the 2018 Blue Sky Trail Marathon. (10/2018)

Denver Quarterly has selected Lucien to serve as an Editorial Assistant in Prose and in Poetry for the 2018-2019 publishing year. (9/2018)

Lucien set a new course PR and placed in the top 20% at the 2018 Black Squirrel Trail Half Marathon. (9/2018)

Lucien’s poem “After ECT” is forthcoming in The Chattahoochee Review. (8/2018)

Lucien’s poem “Still” is forthcoming in storySouth. (8/2018)

Lucien has accepted an invitation to join the Creative Writing community at University of Denver as a fully-funded incoming PhD student to the top-ranked PhD CW program in the country. (7/2018)

The Interpretive Naturalist Section of the National Association of Interpretation has selected Lucien as the 2018 recipient of the Bob Jennings Scholarship, a competitive national opportunity for interpreters with a passion for the natural world. (7/2018)

Lucien completed his first official ultramarathon, the Golden Gate Dirty 30, climbing more than 7250′ vertical feet over 32 miles and finishing strong. (6/2018)

The City of Fort Collins LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee selected Lucien to write the 2018 LGBTQ+ Proclamation (to be signed by the Mayor and shared on TV) and 2018 blog article (to be shared city-wide). (6/2018)

Lucien’s lyric essay “Lady Lazarus and the Boy in the Adolescent Ward” will be featured in a forthcoming issue of Plath Profiles. (5/2018)

Lucien attended the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Alliance of Museums as a featured Alliance Fellowship recipient, connecting with international museum professionals on diversity, inclusion, empathy, and exhibit interpretation. (5/2018)