News

Lucien’s poems “Mile 49–” and “Mile 57–” are forthcoming in Colorado Review. (1/2020)

Lucien’s poems “Like Son,” “Render,” and “Writing Appalachia” are forthcoming in Still. (1/2020)

Full Stop has accepted Lucien’s reviews of two new smaller-press publications — Angela Veronica Wong’s Animal Suicides and Dina Salústio’s The Madwoman of Serrano — for publication in early 2020. (12/2019)

After eighteen months of planning, the National Association for Interpretation‘s National Conference in Denver was successfully planned and executed for over 850 attendees with Lucien serving as the National Conference Chair through the full process. (11/2019)

Lucien became one of eleven runners to complete the four-race Gnar Slam 2019, finishing four trail races with over 120,000′ total vertical change and 150 total miles in just under 40 hours. (10/2019)

Lucien set a new course PR, covering 26.7 miles and climbing 3500′ vertical feet while finishing happy and in the top 15% at the 2019 Blue Sky Trail Marathon. (10/2019)

Lucien chaired the Literature & Religion panel, presented on Nietzschean philosophy in William Gibson’s Neuromancer, directed the Graduate Student Forum, gave a featured creative reading, and represented RMMLA as an Executive Board Member at the 2019 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in El Paso, TX. (10/2019)

Lucien set a new course PR and placed in the top 15% at the 2019 Black Squirrel Trail Half Marathon. (9/2019)

The University of Denver has awarded Lucien a Graduate Student Association Professional Development Grant for his work at the 2019 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference. (8/2019)

Lucien completed his first 100K trail race, running the Never Summer 100K (64 miles) at an average elevation of over 10,000′ and with 13,000′ vertical gain in Colorado’s State Forest State Park and finishing strong. (7/2019)

Lucien’s article on disclosure and invisibility in writing centers has been selected for inclusion in the upcoming anthology, Network Theories, Social Justice, and Supersystems in Writing Program Administration, tentatively scheduled to be published with WAC Clearinghouse. (7/2019)

Denver Quarterly has promoted Lucien within their editorial team to Editorial Assistant in Translations, where he will co-lead solicitation, review, and outreach of the journal’s translation offerings. (6/2019)

The Hopper has selected Lucien to join their editorial team and serve as their Poetry Editor. (6/2019)

Lucien attended the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference on a full fellowship, studying with workshop leader Emily Wilson and talented workshop peers, and giving a reading from his current project on the first-ever Dutch-to-English translation of an early 20th century poetry collection by a queer Dutch poet. (5/2019)

Lucien completed his first official 50-mile trail race, running the Quad Rock 50 with 11,000′ vertical gain in Northern Colorado and finishing ahead of predictions. (5/2019)

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)