Poetry by Alum Lucille Lang Places Second in SF Chapter of Women’s National Book Association Awards

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

AUTHOR LINK WRITERS AND READERS MAGAZINE -- Lucille Lang received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and a Ph.D. in mathematics/science from UC Berkeley.

She married at age 14 and had her first child at 15, which led to both a pause in her education from ages 14 – 17 and her memoir, “Married at Fourteen: A True Story.” Her memoir received a 2013 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award and was a finalist for the 2013 Northern California Book Award in creative nonfiction. She had a successful career as a science writer and director of the Hall of Health in Oakland which has since closed and has numerous full-length poetry collections.