Lucy’s poetry collections and chapbooks include Self-Portrait with Hand Microscope (Berkeley Poets’ Workshop & Press, 1982), Fire in the Garden (Mother’s Hen, 1997), Wild One (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2000), Lucille Lang Day: Greatest Hits, 1975-2000 (Pudding House, 2001), Infinities (Cedar Hill, 2002), The Book of Answers (Finishing Line, 2006), God of the Jellyfish (Červená Barva, 2007), The Curvature of Blue (Červená Barva, 2009), Dreaming of Sunflowers: Museum Poems (Blue Light, 2015), Becoming an Ancestor (Červená Barva, 2015), and Birds of San Pancho (Blue Light Press, 2020).
She has also co-edited two anthologies, Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2016) and Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2018), written the libretto for Eighteen Months to Earth, a science fiction opera with music by John Niec, and published hundreds of poems in magazines and anthologies, including The Berkeley Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, The Chattahoochee Review, The Hawaii Pacific Review, The Hudson Review, Nimrod International Journal, Parthenon West Review, Poet Lore, Psychological Perspectives, River Styx, RUNES: A Review of Poetry, Tar River Poetry, The Threepenny Review, ZYZZYVA, The Addison Street Anthology (Heyday), California Poetry: From the Goldrush to the Present (Heyday), A More Perfect Union (St. Martin’s), Mother Songs (Norton), and September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond (Etruscan).
Blue Lyra Review
“Rituals” and “I Am Afraid”
Crack the Spine
“Reject Jell-O” and “Applying for AFDC”
“Edge,” “Resplendent Quetzals” and “Let Me Count the Ways”
“Muir Woods at Night”
“Elephant Seals” and “Birthday Gifts from the Rain Forest”
The Tower Journal
Valparaiso Poetry Review
“Autumn, the Girl”
Women’s Voices for Change
“The Lost Books” and “Figurines”
The Writer’s Almanac