Luanne Rice by © Adrian KinlochLuanne Rice is the author of thirty-one novels including many New York Times bestsellers.  Five of her books have been made into movies and mini-series, and her work has been featured at Hartford Stage in Hartford, Connecticut, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, California, and in several off-Broadway theatre productions.  She divides her time between New York City, Los Angeles, and the Connecticut shoreline. Luanne’s BlogLuanne’s Books • Luanne’s Readers

Recent posts by Luanne

The Secret Language of Sisters

The Secret Language of Sisters

I'm thrilled to introduce my first young adult novel. I've always loved writing from the perspective of teenagers, especially sisters, especially at Hubbard's Point...writing this novel really took me back ...

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Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

A blue moon is a celestial rarity and occurs when there are two full moons in one calendar month--such as the one today. It refers not to the color ...

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No Animal is an Island

No Animal is an Island

I was lucky enough to read Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina in galleys, a few months before publication.  Carl and I had ...

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Agnes Martin: a Gentle Obsession

Agnes Martin: a Gentle Obsession

The idea of a pilgrimage is powerful, and carries spiritual overtones, and I made one recently, with a good friend, to see work by Agnes Martin at the Tate ...

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Cilantro, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

Cilantro, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

Living in the world of whatever I am writing is my favorite place to be, but sometimes it's helpful to step outside--literally.  The terrace is tiny, and high over ...

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Northern Light

Northern Light

It was winter, but I went north.  I wanted the deep and dark, and I dreamed of seeing the aurora borealis.  Living in New York City, I follow an aurora ...

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Paris, Again

Paris, Again

Paris is home. If you are lucky enough to live to a certain age, and you've moved around some, perhaps you've had an address in a few cities, inhabited a ...

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The PEN Ten with Luanne Rice

The PEN Ten with Luanne Rice

I felt honored to be interviewed by Lauren Cerand for Pen America's Pen Ten series. By: PEN America PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 9, 2014 Photo by Adrian Kinloch The PEN Ten is PEN America's ...

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In Praise of Recklessness: Notes on Writing

In Praise of Recklessness: Notes on Writing

When I was little and would leave my mother's side, she would always say, "Be careful."  And I was, mostly.  Those words were my invisible tattoo.  I paid attention ...

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Excellence in Reading

Excellence in Reading

Emily May Beaudry was born on November 6, 1898 in Providence, Rhode Island.  She was the second oldest in a family of eight children, two of whom died young. ...

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Connecticut College Magazine Photo Shoot

Connecticut College Magazine Photo Shoot

I was so honored to learn Connecticut College wanted a profile of me for CC Magazine.  Amy Martin, the magazine's wonderful editor, made it all happen.  Ben ...

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There and Not There

There and Not There

Late October, looking west from Chelsea, tonight's sunset is particularly iridescent.  I see the sky, and the Hudson River, and planes in their landing pattern at Newark Airport, and ...

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Strange Gifts and Surprises

Strange Gifts and Surprises

Fall in New York is an exciting time.  It feels like the best of what you remember about going back to school--so many thrilling new subjects to discover and ...

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The Tiny Terrace in the Sky

The Tiny Terrace in the Sky

This morning the tiny terrace in the sky was a haven for golden crowned kinglets. Every fall migratory birds fly south from their breeding grounds in the Canadian forests on their ...

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Talking Bruce Springsteen

Talking Bruce Springsteen

Today at 4 pm I'll be the Guest DJ on SiriusXM's E Street Radio, talking about Bruce Springsteen and playing ten of my favorite songs of his. I am ...

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Lanterns in the Night

Lanterns in the Night

On October 18th Rachel Hartwig went to the Mojave Desert with her mother to participate in the RiSE Lantern Festival 2014.  She had been telling me about it, ...

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Maisie and Tim: a Love Story

Maisie and Tim: a Love Story

I wouldn't exactly call Maisie a "problem cat" (there-are-no-bad-cats) but ever since she was a kitten, she has had a certain personality: contrary, cantankerous, particular in whom she allows ...

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Fall in Chelsea

Fall in Chelsea

Chelsea, my neighborhood in New York City, is beautiful and charming at all times of year, but there is something about fall that suits it particularly well.  The side streets ...

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JFK Library/Boston Globe Panel on Immigration’s Humanitarian Challenges

JFK Library/Boston Globe Panel on Immigration's Humanitarian Challenges

BESTSELLING AUTHOR LUANNE RICE FEATURED IN GLOBE TALKS ON IMMIGRATION’S HUMANITARIAN CHALLENGES Luanne Rice, Paul Bridges, Jennifer Hochschild and Marcela García Joined The Boston Globe & The Kennedy Library to Offer ...

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Startled by the Blue

Startled by the Blue

This marsh is part of Hubbard's Point.  Egrets roost in the trees, osprey build their nests on poles, fish and eels travel up creeks to spawn, and the banks ...

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