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Claire Luchette

Assistant Professor

English, General Literature and Rhetoric


Claire Luchette is the author of the novel Agatha of Little Neon and a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree. Luchette's fiction and non-fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2022, VQR, Ploughshares, The New York Times, Granta, Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, Iowa Review and Indiana Review. Their story "New Bees" won a 2020 Pushcart Prize. 

Luchette was the 2022-23 Rona Jaffe Fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and they have received grants and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, MacDowell, Yaddo, the James Merrill House, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Millay Colony, Lighthouse Works, John Carroll University and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.


  • MFA, University of Oregon
  • BA, Brown University

Research Interests

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • LGBTQ+ literature