Selected Works

An American love story with Cold War complications.
Three women--a composer, a galley cook, and a climate change geologist--take jobs in Antarctica where they fall in love and into trouble.
A moment of simultaneous grace and injustice leads to the unraveling of three lives.
Two sisters unveil the truth about their brother's disappearance.
Lori, an adult bicycle mechanic, learns to read -- and much more.
Sports and adventure stories.
For Kids
Armchair travel to Antarctica.
Victoria saves an endangered continent.
River wants to make the WNBA!
A mountain lion prowls into an urban neighborhood.
Two girls survive in a mountain storm.

1) New novel, The Evolution of Love, coming in May 2018.

THE EVOLUTION OF LOVE is based on the idea that those who develop the muscles of cooperation and compassion, who learn to strengthen community ties across race and gender, will not only survive in times of crisis but will prevail. The story takes place in Oakland and Berkeley, in the hills, flatlands, and on the bay. Releasing Spring 2018.

2) Lucy's novella and story collection, Lava Falls, is coming out in Fall 2018.

3) A Thin Bright Line, Best General Interest Books, selected by Public Library Reviewers.

4) A Thin Bright Line named a finalist for both the Ferro-Grumley Award and a Lambda Literary Award.

5) The film rights to A Thin Bright Line have sold! Stayed tuned for more details.

6) Fall Residencies at Djerassi and Playa allowed Lucy to work on new projects.

7) Click NYT review below for a readable version.