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Lisa Lenard-Cook

Author's Bio

Novels: Dissonance (UNM Press, 2003; Santa Fe Writers Project, 2014), Coyote Morning (UNM Press, 2004) Writing guides: The Mind of Your Story (Writers Digest Books, 2008), Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013) Also author of numerous trade nonfiction books Stories have appeared in Puerto del Sol, Southwest Review, Rosebud, others Co-founder, ABQ Writers Co-op, creating community in New Mexico for writers everywhere Editor, bosque (the magazine) columnist, The Lonely Writer's Companion, Authorlink.com Faculties: Santa Barbara Writers' Conference Taos Summer Writers' Conference NULC-Weber State College, 2014 writerseducation.com The Writer’s Garret ABQ Writers Co-op

Publications and Prizes

The Mind of Your Story (Writer's Digest Books, 2008), Coyote Morning (University of New Mexico Press, 2004), Dissonance (University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
Walking the Twilight: Women Writers of the Southwest (Northland Press, 1996)
Puerto del Sol, Rosebud, Southwest Review
for Dissonance: • Jim Sagel/Red Crane Books Award for the Novel • Southwest Book of the Year, Tucson-Pima County Public Libraries, 2003 • Librarian’s Choice for Fiction, Cincinnati Public Library, 2003 • New & Notable Book, Midland (MI) Library, 2003 • Book Buzz Selection, Ramsey County (MN) Library, 2003 • Selection of Durango-LaPlata Reads, 2004 • Selection of NPR Performance Today’s Summer Reading Series, 2004 • Short-listed for the PEN Southwest Book Award, 2005 for Coyote Morning • Tucson-Pima County Public Library Southwest Book of the Year, 2004 • short-listed for the New Mexico Presswomen’s Zia Prize in 2007

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Listing last updated: February 9, 2016

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Buffalo, NY
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Buffalo, NY

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