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Lisa Wells is a poet and nonfiction writer from Portland, Oregon. Her debut collection of poetry, THE FIX (2018), was selected by Brenda Shaughnessy for the Iowa Poetry Prize and received a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly. A new book of nonfiction is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Lisa received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has taught creative writing at the University of Iowa, the University of Arizona, at Seattle’s Hugo House, and at Yale-NUS in Singapore, where she was a writing fellow in residence.
Her other work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Granta, The Believer, The Iowa Review, Best New Poets, at The Poetry Foundation and many other places. She’s an editor at a poetry journal called The Volta, and at Letter Machine Editions, a small but mighty poetry press.