Local Author Signings PhotoAbout the Author:

Lisa M. Cole is the author of the poetry collections Heart Full of Tinders and Dreams of the Living; both from ELJ Publications; both scheduled to appear in 2015. Lisa is also a contributor to Wood Becomes Bone: A Mental Health Awareness Series, forthcoming this August from ELJ Publications. Lisa has also written seven chapbooks; most recently Negotiating with Objects from Sundress Publications; The Bodyscape from Dancing Girl Press, & the forthcoming Living in a Lonely House also from Dancing Girl Press, forthcoming in December of this year. She was a recipient of the Lois Nelson Award in Creative Non-Fiction in 2005, & was a runner-up in SLAB’s Elizabeth R. Curry poetry contest earlier in 2014. When not writing, Lisa teaches writing workshops in Tucson Arizona’s prisons as well as in various places within Tucson’s vibrant literary communities, including the University of Arizona Poetry Center, and Casa Libre En La Solona.

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For more information about or to purchase Dreams of the Living, please visit here.

Learn more about Heart Full of Tinders here.