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Shaw, Luci.


Biographical Statement

Luci Shaw was born in 1928 in London, England, and has lived in Canada, Australia and the U.S.A. A 1953 high honors graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, she became co-founder and later president of Harold Shaw Publishers, and since 1988 has been a Writer in Residence at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.

Shaw is a frequent retreat facilitator and leads writing workshops in church and university settings. She has lectured in North America and abroad on topics such as art and spirituality, the Christian imagination, poetry-writing, and journal-writing as an aid to artistic and spiritual growth.A charter member of the Chrysostom Society of Writers, Shaw is author of ten volumes of poetry including Polishing the Petoskey Stone (Shaw, 1990), Writing the River (Pinon Press, 1994/Regent Publishing, 1997), The Angles of Light (Waterbrook, 2000), The Green Earth: Poems of Creation (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2002), has edited three poetry anthologies and a festschrift, The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L’Engle, (Shaw, 1998). Her most recent books are What the Light Was Like (Word Farm), Accompanied by Angels (Eerdmans), The Genesis of It All (Paraclete), and Breath for the Bones: Art, Imagination & Spirit (Nelson). Her poetic work and essays have been widely anthologized. Shaw has authored several non-fiction prose books, including Water My Soul: Cultivating the Interior Life (Zondervan) and The Crime of Living Cautiously (InterVarsity). She has also co-authored three books with Madeleine L’Engle, WinterSong (Regent), Friends for the Journey (Regent), and A Prayer Book for Spiritual Friends (Augsburg/Fortress).Shaw is poetry editor and a contributing editor of Radix, as quarterly journal published in Berkeley, CA, that celebrates art, literature, music, psychology, science and the media, featuring original poetry, reviews and interviews. She is also poetry and fiction editor of Crux, an academic journal published quarterly by Regent College, Vancouver, Canada.She and her husband John Hoyte live in Bellingham, Washington and are members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. She loves sailing, tent camping, knitting, gardening, and wilderness photography.

Author: Wheaton College Archives & Special Collection staff

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Luci Shaw Papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: 2022-0002
Dates: 2015-2021

Luci Shaw Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-046
Scope and Contents The Luci Shaw Collection includes the papers of Luci Deck Shaw Hoyte. Luci Shaw, her professional name, is an accomplished poet, essayist, and teacher. Included in the papers of this poet and publishing executive are correspondence, manuscripts, and published works. Her papers comprise 39 linear feet of material. Correspondence includes personal, family, as well as professional and business. The various correspondence cover the years of 1922 to the present, with the earliest...
Dates: Created: 1922-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1969-2005; Other: Date acquired: 1991

MSS | Luci Shaw {2018-0030}

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-0030

MSS | Luci Shaw {2018-0054}

 Unprocessed Material — Container: Box 1
Identifier: 2018-0054

MSS | Luci Shaw {2019-0003}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2019-0003

MSS | Luci Shaw {2019-0033}

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 2019-0033
Dates: 1990 - 2019

MSS | Luci Shaw {2020-0007}

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: 2020-0007
Dates: Majority of material found within 2019 - 2020

MSS | Luci Shaw {2021-0050}

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: 2021-0050
Dates: Majority of material found within 2018 - 2020

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2012-0107}

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-0107

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2012-0137}

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-0137

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2012-0208}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2012-0208

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2013-0071}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2013-0071

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2014-0067}

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-0067

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2015-0054}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2015-0054

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2016-0014}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2016-0014

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers {2017-0011}

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-0011

MSS | Luci Shaw Papers-PROCESSED {2009-118}

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2009-0118

MSS | Luci Shaw's articles and inserts {2021-0068}

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: 2021-0068
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2009

PHOTO | Chrysostom Society {2021-0049}

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: 2021-0049
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985 - 2019

Additional filters:

Unprocessed Material 18
Collection 1
Articles. 1
Bible stories, English -- O.T. Genesis. 1
Bible. O.T. Genesis. 1
Christian life. 1
Christian literature -- Authorship. 1