Always pleased to explore structures of grief, so thanks to David at 32 Poems for inviting me to essay in the Contributor’s Marginalia.
Very happy to have this back-talking sestina included in Amy Lemmon and Sarah Freligh’s CDC Project.
Thanks so much to the editors at 32 Poems for giving a home to my newest poem, which will appear in their upcoming, fall issue!
Very happy to say that tether was a finalist for Tupelo’s Dorset Prize, and that Ilya Kaminsky said of it: “The beautiful lyric insight of this book is hard to forget: “& how far / must you back away / from yourself / to see / yourself / as the Astronaut / sees/ Earth’”
Talking shop with Brandi George at As It Ought to Be (thanks to Okla Elliot).
Very happy that another Astronaut/Poet poem has found a home. “To Astronaut: On Fall” will appear in The Adroit Journal in May 2017.
Thank you to the editors at Cicada for deciding to republish “To Astronaut: On Impact” in their January Issue.
My rather personal, lyric essay, “Why to Run Racks,” was listed a notable essay of 2015 in Best American Essays 2016!
Very happy to see that Verse Daily is featuring one of my astronaut/poet poems from my second manuscript tether!
Kristina Marie Darling includes Errata, with two other books, in this intriguing review/essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
I’m over-the-moon thrilled to announce that I will join the University of Nebraska Omaha Writer’s Workshop as an Assistant Professor in Poetry in fall 2016!
Errata is recognized by the Society of Midland Authors as one of two finalists for the Region’s Best Books of 2015 SMA Award!
“Careo“–a poem from Errata–is up on Verse Daily!
Thanks to the folks at Prairie Schooner for asking intriguing questions. Read my interview on grief with Katie Schmid Henson.
So grateful for another careful reading of Errata (reviewed by Anthony Frame) at Weave!
Karl Schroeder writes a rather intense review of Errata for Passages North.
Honored that Dialogist nominated my poem “What Have You” and Ocean State Review nominated my essay “As the Water Recedes” for Pushcart Prizes!
Thank you to the editors at Sugar House Review for nominating my poem “The Dream Talks” (opening poem in tether) for a Pushcart Prize!
Lisa Fay joins (again) the editorial staff of Linebreak (send your fabulous poems!).
Lisa Fay talks about Errata with Southern Illinois University Press intern & MFA candidate Kirk Schlueter (includes links to many poems!)
Errata is born in late September!
Prairie Schooner accepts “Why to Run Racks” (a lyric essay) for their winter 2015 sports-themed issue edited by Natalie Diaz.
Lisa Fay accepts a Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry position at the University of Oregon and will teach in the MFA/Creative Writing program during winter/spring 2016.
Lisa Fay is on PBS Media Meet with some amazing Upper Peninsula women poets.
Sugar House Review accepts “The Dream Talks,” “Astronaut Sees Upheaval Dome,” & “On Impact” (from tether) for their fall/winter 2015 issue.
Crab Orchard Review accepts “Astronaut at the Window” and “Back-Talk II” (from tether, a second ms in-progress) for their winter/spring 2106 issue.
Kenyon Review Online features “Researchers Find Mice Pass On Trauma to Subsequent Generations” (from Errata) and “Delayed Communique from Poet to Astronaut” (from tether).