Orange Alert

Skip to main content
Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Lucia Perillo

lucia-perillo-portrait-AP.png

Degree Year: 1986

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Lucia Perillo, an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 58.

The publishing company Copper Canyon Press reported Sunday that Perillo passed away Oct. 16, 2016 in Olympia.

Books

  • Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems

    poetry

    Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems, by Lucia Perillo, Copper Canyon Press (February 9, 2016), 200pp., ISBN-13: 978-1556594731

    Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems
  • On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths

    poetry

    On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths, by Lucia Perillo, Copper Canyon Press (December 17, 2013), 96pp., ISBN-13: 978-1556594151

    On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths
  • Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain

    fiction

    Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain, by Lucia Perillo, W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (May 20, 2013), 224pp., ISBN-13: 978-0393345469

    Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain
  • I've Heard the Vultures Singing

    non-fiction

    I've Heard the Vultures Singing: Field Notes on Poetry, Illness, and Nature, by Lucia Perillo, Trinity University Press; First Edition edition (August 25, 2009), 256pp., ISBN-13: 978-1595340580

    I've Heard the Vultures Singing
  • Luck is Luck

    poetry

    Luck Is Luck, by Lucia Perillo, Random House (March 22, 2005), 98pp., ISBN-13: 978-1400063239

    Luck is Luck
  • The Oldest Map with the Name America

    poetry

    The Oldest Map with the Name America, by Lucia Perillo, Random House; 1 edition (February 2, 1999), 143pp., ISBN-13: 978-0375501609

    The Oldest Map with the Name America
  • The Body Mutinies

    poetry

    Body Mutinies, Lucia Perillo, Purdue University Press; First Edition edition (March 1, 1996), 91pp., ISBN-13: 978-1557530837

    The Body Mutinies
  • Dangerous Life

    poetry

    Dangerous Life (Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize), by Lucia Perillo, Northeastern University Press (November 7, 1989), 61pp., ISBN-13: 978-1555530594

    Dangerous Life
  • Inseminating the Elephant

    poetry

    Inseminating the Elephant, by Lucia Perillo, Copper Canyon Press (May 17, 2011), 106pp., ISBN-13: 978-1556592959

    Inseminating the Elephant