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 Who is Luther Jett?

W. Luther Jett began writing shortly after learning how to hold a crayon and started transcribing his ideas onto paper shortly thereafter. An accomplished poet, he has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, and has been a featured reader in a variety of poetry venues, primarily in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, where he makes his home.

He has recently completed his first full-length novel, And This I Know Is True, a dystopian adventure for young adults of all ages.

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Recent Accomplishments

  • Solo performance in the 2009 Capital Fringe Festival, presenting Flying To America. "Flying to America is a strange and often inspired journey through the cultural history of these United States. ... [T]here's plenty of beauty to be found within the poet's creative meanderings across the American landscape." (Ben Demers, writing for DC Theatre Scene)
  • Featured reader in the Joaquin Miller Cabin Poetry Reading Series, July 2009.
  • Poem "Twenty-three" selected for inclusion in recently published anthology from Poetica Publishing Company, Mizmor L'David Anthology, Volume I: The Shoah, edited by Michal Mahgerefth.
  • Featured reader at the Kensington Row Bookshop, May 2010.

Photo by Cherie Worth; May 26, 2010

 

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Author photograph by Robin Middleton.