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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lisa Fishman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1966

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Illinois Connection

Fishman is the Director of Creative Writing for the Poetry Program at Columbia College Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fishman grew up in Pontiac, Michigan. She earned a BA at Michigan State University, an MFA at Western Michigan University and a PhD in literature at the University of Utah. She is the author of five books of poetry and four chapbooks. Her poems have also been published in ''1913'', ''Colorado Review'', ''Conduit'', ''Volt'', ''A Public Space'', ''Free Verse'', ''Parthenon West Review'' as well as many others.

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