born and raised in Portland, Maine, continues to live just outside the city with his wife, Catherine, and their dog, Digger. He is a graduate of Franklin Pierce College and the author of 10 books of poetry, including his latest, Twelve Moons, Twelve Poems. In 1989, Luttrell founded The Café Review to promote poetry and art in the Portland area. In addition to publishing quarterly, the journal has produced a dozen chapbooks and poetry broadsides by Robert Creeley, Donald Hall, and Franz Wright. Luttrell is also the drummer for a Portland–based surf rock band, The Hi–Tides.