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 Walter Lucken IV
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Walter Lucken IV

Walter Lucken IV (he/him/his) is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Wayne State University. His research charts abolitionist horizons in public rhetoric, community writing, and the teaching of writing. In addition to his work at Wayne State and Lawrence Tech, he co-facilitates the Writer's Block creative writing workshop at the Macomb Men's Correctional Facility, serves on the MLA's Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities, and is Co-Chair of the Graduate Student Standing Group at this year's Conference on College Composition and Communication. His writing appears in Michigan Quarterly Review, Community Literacy Journal, ROAR, Freedom Arts Journal, Runner, and Refractions Journal. At present, he is starting work on Cavern of Fear: On Rhetorics of Abolition, a book manuscript which explores the potential for abolitionist projects in public rhetoric. He lives in Detroit.


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