about

Lisa Richter is the author of two books of poetry, Closer to Where We Began (Tightrope Books, 2017) and Nautilus and Bone (Frontenac House, October 2020), as well as a chapbook, Intertextual (pooka press, 2010). Her poetry and creative non-fiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, The Literary Review. of Canada, Crab Creek Review, The Puritan, Minola Review, CV2 Magazine, and Locations of Grief: An Emotional Geography (Wolsak and Wynn, 2020). She has been longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize, and won first place in the CV2 Two-Day Poem Contest. She lives, teaches, and writes in Toronto, Canada.

Lisa is a proud member of the League of Canadian Poets, the Writers’ Union of Canada, and Poetry in Voice. She is a facilitator with the Toronto Writers Collective.