Hello hello! My name is Lucas Pralle. I’m an educator, writer, and podcaster. On this site, you will find links to my projects, my blog, and links to interviews and other press. Thank you for taking the time to check out my work.
Lucas Pralle grew up in central Wisconsin surrounded by cranberry marshes and dairy farms. He enlisted in the Marines in 2005 and served two tours in Iraq as a mortarman with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. After returning from his deployments, Lucas enrolled in Edgewood College, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of English in 2013. While attending classes at Edgewood, Lucas served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and was a key member in the creation of the Windows of Worlds community art project in Madison. In 2013, Lucas was awarded a 1-month scholarship to intern at the famed 798 Art District in Beijing, China, at the studio of one of its founders, David Ben Kay. In 2014, he wrote and produced the science fiction audiobook series “Inner Harsh” along with other stories that were inspired by his experiences in Iraq and coming home. Lucas obtained his Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification from the University of Washington and taught English as a Second Language in China for a year and a half. Shortly after returning from China, Lucas co-founded the audio-based writing prompt, Endless Beautiful. He currently works as an ESL teacher for a social-services non-profit in Rhode Island. Lucas is a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island’s Adult Education Master’s Program. He is the creative writing instructor for the Providence Clemente Veterans’ Initiative.