Lois Mathieu¬†is a full-time writer in Connecticut. She holds a B.A. degree from Syracuse University in New York and a Masters of English from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Lois is the author of three books of fiction and a book of poems.
Lois’ interest in writing¬†began with poetry during her undergraduate years. Her poems and poetry reviews are published in fine literary journals and anthologies. She is¬† first prize recipient of the Joseph E. Brodine Award presented to her by The Connecticut Poetry Society.
Fiction lets her play on a wide field where characters are at the crossroads, set to the task of accepting life’s wounds that are handed to them or self-inflicted. The intrigue of their journey is in the struggle to reconcile what is lost with what is saved. Her novels are serious, yet hopeful; and punctuated with humor.
Memberships:¬†Academy of American Poets; National Writers Union; Connecticut Poetry Society.
Mathieu is the author these publications:
SNOW RAINING ON GLASS – 2018 (poetry published by Antrim House)
WOMEN UNDER SIEGE – 2016
THE NEXT TO LAST DRINK – named to KIRKUS AWARDS BEST OF 2012
DEBUT,¬†SONG FOR MY BIRTH MOTHER – 2011
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