Suspend Your Disbelief

Lucas Hunt


Lucas Hunt is a poet, a publisher, and a literary agent. In 2006, Hunt published his first volume of poetry, Lives (Vagabond Press), and won a John Steinbeck Award. Hunt’s second volume of poetry, Light on the Concrete (The North Sea Press), was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. His third book of poetry, Iowa, was released by Thane & Prose in November of 2016. Formerly a rights manager with the East Hampton, New York-based Philip G. Spitzer Literary Agency, Hunt is now the director of Orchard Literary. He is also the founder of the independent publishing company Hunt & Light, whose mission is to “share the voices of great poets, and inspire people to create new worlds.” The house’s first publication was Matthew Frazier’s debut collection of poetry.