Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, MFA in fiction writing.
University of Maine, Orono, ME, Master's Program in English/Creative
University of Southern Maine, Portland ME, BA, Major: Psychology,
Luhrenloup's training emcompasses twenty years of dream analysis, a four day fast and
spiritual vision quest; she has studied shamanism with Michael Harner, has worked with
the witches Starhawk, Z Budapest, Margot Adler to become adept at the ways of magic.
Seeress, spiritual counselor in private practice in New
York City, professional name LuhrenLoup;
participant in research on social cognition and the role of
psychic abilities at New York University.
Facilitator/leader of artists' groups, men's and women's groups, student and patient groups,
with spiritual, emotional and/or intellectual focus.
Artist in Residence, University of Maine, Orono, ME.
Designed and implemented first artist in residence program,
taught and participated in undergraduate poetry, writing and English
courses, gave workshops, readings, public presentations, led
discussions in a variety of classes throughout university, counseled
individual writers and organized group meetings with students and
Colonist at THE FARM: An Art Colony For Women
owned and operated by the artist and
feminist Kate Millett;
Creative Writer, fiction, poetry, essays.
Novels, "COMICS," "53," "Alice in the World," "Converting Hull 1042". Currently working on "The
Memoir, "Manhattan Seeress"
Poetry, chapbooks, "The Arcanum" and "Luhrenloup's Arcana"
Essays, "Looking For Trouble, Surely" in the anthology "What Does it Mean to be White in America?"
published by 2Leaf Press, "Beyond the Great Door" in the anthology Heliotrope published by Rheta
"COMICS, THE PLAY," staged at the University of Maine, Orono, November;
and taught at the University of Maine
"Waste & Void:" theatrical one act film -- featured
"In The Cards:" documentary of my life & work -- lead
"The Spirit of John Lennon:" filmed ritual with artist
Gianni Motti at Metro Pictures Art Gallery -- lead
Psychiatric Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician; part of the
Emergency Team at Tri-County Mental Health Center; Emergency
Mental Health Services at St. Mary's Hospital; responsible for evaluating clients
with psychiatric or social problems in emergency situations,
recommending treatment, be it counseling, commitment to state
hospital or private facilities; dealing with distraught, unstable patients,
their families, friends, police, etc.; finding needed resources within
social services' community and outside of it for clients.
Coordinator of Patient Support Team at Franklin Memorial Hospital, involved in counseling
people with terminal cancer, AIDS, amputations and other major
illnesses; in that connection I facilitated a support group for people
President, owner, Housewife, Inc.
Director, University Women's Forum, supervised employees, counseled
students, put on programs for University and Portland community.
Brush Painter, Bath Iron Works, was part of crew renovating the ship
Bilingual, French. Athletic, disco, dance music.