Randy Prunty lives in Oakland, California where he works as a bus driver. In 2019 the micro-press Ethel published his chapbook Red Wax. Previous chapbooks include Pretend I’m Me (Moria,) Van Gogh Talks and Delusiveness (Thirdness,) and Fish Log (Lavender Ink). Recent work has appeared in talking about strawberries all of the time,
Caliban, New American Writing, where is the river, Marsh Hawk Review, and the tiny. He's married to poet Elizabeth Robinson.