Poet, publisher, editor, businesswoman, and philanthropist, Glenna Luschei has published the poetry magazines Café Solo, Solo, and Solo Café for fifty years. She has endowed in perpetuity the literary quarterly Prairie Schooner, one of the oldest magazines in continuous publication, and its editor. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a D.H. Lawrence Fellowship in New Mexico. For four years, she served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. Luschei is the author of numerous chapbooks, special editions and books.