News

     Excited that Glass: A Journal of Poetry will feature two new poems from tether in upcoming issues!

     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!

     Read this fabulous new issue of The Adroit Journal (and find one of my astronaut poems from tether in its virtual pages).

     Over-the-moon thrilled to receive a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference this summer!

UP Iamb     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’”

     Thank you to the editors at storySouth for publishing this new poem from my second manuscript, tether.

     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.

UP Iamb     Thank you to the editors at Cicada for deciding to republish “To Astronaut: On Impact” in their January Issue.

UP Iamb     My rather personal, lyric essay, “Why to Run Racks,” was listed a notable essay of 2015 in Best American Essays 2016!

UP Iamb     Very happy to see that Verse Daily is featuring one of my astronaut/poet poems from my second manuscript tether!

UP Iamb     Kristina Marie Darling includes Errata, with two other books, in this intriguing review/essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

UP Iamb     Thanks so much to Molly Spencer for this thoughtful review of Errata, published in Kenyon Review Online.

UP Iamb     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!

UP Iamb     Errata is recognized by the Society of Midland Authors as one of two finalists for the Region’s Best Books of 2015 SMA Award!

UP Iamb     Honored that Chloe Honum has included Errata on this list of Seven Poets on Grief     

UP Iamb     Errata is named a finalist for the INDIEFAB Award (on a list of seriously amazing books)!

UP Iamb     “Careo“–a poem from Errata–is up on Verse Daily!

UP Iamb     Thanks to the folks at Prairie Schooner for asking intriguing questions. Read my interview on grief with Katie Schmid Henson.

UP Iamb     So grateful for another careful reading of Errata (reviewed by Anthony Frame) at Weave!

UP Iamb     As if my alma mater hadn’t made me feel celeb-alumna enough–they publish this interview in the latest issue of Sheepshead Review

UP Iamb     Karl Schroeder writes a rather intense review of Errata for Passages North

UP Iamb     Honored that Dialogist nominated my poem “What Have You” and Ocean State Review nominated my essay “As the Water Recedes” for Pushcart Prizes!

UP Iamb     Thank you to the editors at Sugar House Review for nominating my poem “The Dream Talks” (opening poem in tether) for a Pushcart Prize!

UP Iamb     Lisa Fay joins (again) the editorial staff of Linebreak (send your fabulous poems!).

UP Iamb     Errata’s first (and lovely) review (by Allison Donohue) is up at The Rumpus!

UP IambLisa Fay talks about Errata with Southern Illinois University Press intern & MFA candidate Kirk Schlueter (includes links to many poems!)

UP Iamb     Errata is born in late September!

UP Iamb     Prairie Schooner accepts “Why to Run Racks” (a lyric essay) for their winter 2015 sports-themed issue edited by Natalie Diaz.

UP Iamb     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.

UP Iamb     Lisa Fay is on PBS Media Meet with some amazing Upper Peninsula women poets.

UP Iamb     Lisa Fay talks about Errata, Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (ed. Ron Riekki), & the U.P. Book Tour in an interview with Stan Wright at WNMU-FM.

UP Iamb     Sugar House Review accepts “The Dream Talks,” “Astronaut Sees Upheaval Dome,” & “On Impact” (from tether) for their fall/winter 2015 issue.

UP Iamb     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.

UP Iamb     Kenyon Review Online features “Researchers Find Mice Pass On Trauma to Subsequent Generations” (from Errata) and “Delayed Communique from Poet to Astronaut” (from tether).