Ladette Randolph is an American author and editor.
She is the author of four books: two novels: Haven's Wake and A Sandhills Ballad, a short story collection, This Is Not the Tropics, and a memoir, Leaving the Pink House. In addition, she is the editor of four anthologies: A Different Plain, The Big Empty, and the Ploughshares Solos Omnibus I and 2. The editor-in-chief of Ploughshares, she is also on the faculty at Emerson College and is co-owner of the manuscript consulting firm Randolph Lundine.
She has been the recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, as well as a Pushcart Prize, a Virginian Faulkner Award, and three Nebraska Book Awards. Her work has been reprinted in Best New American Voices.
- A Sandhills Ballad. University of New Mexico Press. 2009. ISBN 978-0-8263-4685-8.
- This Is Not the Tropics. Terrace Books. 2005. ISBN 978-0-299-21510-1.
- The Big Empty. University of Nebraska Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-8032-9011-2.
- A Different Plain. University of Nebraska Press. 2004. ISBN 978-0-8032-9002-0.